Moon Over Manifest

Moon over Manifest

Bibliographical Information: Vanderpool, C., Sheatsley, V., & Delacorte Press. (2010). Moon over Manifest. New York: Delacorte Press.

Brief Annotation: In the summer of 1936 Abiline Tucker is sent to Manifest, Kansas to love with an old friend of her fathers. Ablines’ father is a drifter and he sends Abiline to Manifest the place where he grew up. Abiline goes through many adventures in hopes to find details about her fathers past.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 4-6

Readers who will like this: Readers who like to read about history, and like to read about mystery and adventure would really enjoy reading this book.

Rating/Response: 5 This is a great book with great descriptions that allow students to create a movie in their head as they read.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What would you do if you knew very little about your parents?

Reading Strategy: Free Choice

Rationale for Strategy: I chose this book as my free choice because it is book that can be used for visualizing, social studies and many more reading strategies, it is a great fun read !

Posted by: Yesenia Corral


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