Raschka, C. (2011). A ball for daisy. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books.

Annotation: This book is about a dog named Daisy that loves her red ball. Daisy takes her ball everywhere, but when she brings her ball to the park it was popped by another dog. Daisy is sad until she receives a new blue ball from the dog who popped hers.

Genre: Fiction

Grade: k,1

Readers who will like this book: This book is good for readers who like dogs . This book is also good for readers who can’t quite read yet, or enjoy making connections to illustrations.

Response/Rating: I would rate this book a 5(1-5). The illustrations do a great job at describing Daisy’s emotions towards her ball.

Question: How did Daisy feel when her ball was popped? How do you know?