Favorite Quotes

"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents."
— Emilie Buchwald

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
-- Dr. Seuss, "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!"

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Quick Book Review: Waiting Out the Storm

Waiting Out the Storm
by Joann Early Macken
Illustrated by Susan Gaber
Candlewick Press

Summary:  This story is told in verse like dialogue between a mother and daughter.  They are discussing the sights and sounds of a thunderstorm.  The mother reassures the daughter that the storm is not scary and they are cozy inside together.  We also see how several animals wait out the storm.

Themes this book would fit into:  Spring, Weather, Thunderstorms

Other resources about thunderstorms:


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