Anno’s Magic Seeds

Anno's magic seeds

Bibliographic Information: Anno, M. (1995). Anno’s magic seeds. New York: Philomel Books.

Brief Annotation: Jack gets a visit from a wizard who makes Jack’s fortune grow, using a series of math prblems the reader goes on a quest to find out how many seeds grow!

Genre: Juvenile literature

Grade Level: 4-6

Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy problem-solving; who like math.

Rating/Response: 4- The book is filled with wonderful illustrations making connections to the mathematical concepts being addressed.

One question you would ask before a read aloud:  What patterns do you see through out the story?

Reading Strategy: Mathematics

Rationale for Strategy: It is a great story that incorporates multiplication and subtraction within the story making it a journey to find the answer to the questions.

Posted by: Yesenia Corral


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s