Library Mouse: A World to Explore

Bibliographic Information: Kirk, Daniel. Library Mouse: A World to Explore. New York: Abrams for Young Readers, 2010. Print.

Brief Annotation: This book follows the adventures of two mice who live in the library.  With the help of each other, they realize that they can research anything and create their own adventures.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 1-5

Readers who will like this: Students who love books and going on adventures will love this book.  They will gain a new insight about reading books and find that there are so many different kinds of books and ways to read books that they didn’t know before.

Rating/Response: 4 – This book is a little long but I love the ideas that it brings up and the adventures that the mice go on.  This book is a great introduction to what researching means and what students can research.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Does anyone know what the word research means?

Reading Strategy: Inferences

Rationale for Strategy: This book will definitely get the students thinking and wanting to make predictions about what may happen on the adventures that the mice take.

Posted by: Breanna Richey


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