Froggy Builds a Tree House

Bibliographic Information: London, Jonathan, and Frank Remkiewicz. Froggy Builds a Tree House. New York: Viking, 2011. Print.

Brief Annotation: This book is about a frog named Froggy who wants to build a tree house but needs the help of his friends and his family.  Once the task is complete, Froggy and his friends hang out in the tree house all night and have fun.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-4

Readers who will like this: Students who enjoy the Froggy books or books about having fun with friends will love this book.

Rating/Response: 3 – This book is an easy read and has great illustrations.  Students will enjoy this book, especially during read-to-self because the pictures do a great job of showing them what is happening.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Having you ever tried to do something but you needed help from someone else even though you didn’t necessarily want it?

Reading Strategy: Important Ideas

Rationale for Strategy: This book shows students that sometimes it is alright to ask for help because we can’t always do everything by ourselves, not even teachers or other adults.

Posted by: Breanna Richey

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