Flora’s Very Windy Day

Bibliographic Information: Birdsall, Jeanne. Flora’s Very Windy Day. US: Houghton Mifflin, 2010

Brief Annotation: This book is about a little girl named Flora who initially wants to get rid of her little brother, but when he gets blown away by the wind, she has second thoughts and wants to take him home.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: Kindergarten-3

Readers who will like this: Students with siblings, students who have a very active imagination.

Rating/Response: 4 – This is a delightful book, that anyone would be able to enjoy.  The writing is charming and the illustrations are beautiful.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Have you ever experienced a very windy day?

Reading Strategy: Visualizing

Rationale for Strategy: This book is filled with descriptive words and imaginative situations that would be sure to ignite children’s creativity and imagination.

Posted by: Olivia Cyr

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