Bibliographic Information: McGinty, Alice B. Thank You World. New York: G.P. Penguin Young Readers Publishing, 2007. Print.
Brief Annotation: This story consists of children from all over the world thanking the earth for all of its wonderful qualities.
Grade Level: K-3
Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy seeing children of many cultures who live diverse lives from themselves.
Rating/ Response: 5 – this story is beautiful! Each picture of the many on every page was illustrated completely in colored crayon.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: What would you thank the earth for, if you had to?
Reading Strategy: Making Connections
Rationale for Strategy: Students will enjoy connecting their life to others around the world, while learning to appreciate differences.
Posted by: Alexa Wachter