Title: Counting Crows By: Kathi Appelt

Counting Book

Bibliographic Information:

Appelt, K., 1954, & Dunlavey, R. (2015). Counting crows (First ed.). New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Short Annotation:  This counting book is about crows that stick together, and try to find food where ever they can. This is a rhyming book, that rhymes with the number itself.

Genre:  Fiction

Grade Level: K-3

Intended Readers: Students who are learning how to count would benefit from this book. Also it teaches, about friendship that sticks together.  Readers who like birds, and can relate to how annoying crows can be.

Personal Response: Through the rhyming of the numbers, this book was entertaining to read along. Also seeing how the crows try to get into everything they can, until the cat kicks them out. I would rate this book 5 out of 5 stars, because of how learning numbers through this book could be fun.

Text Dependent Question:  What do they crows eat at number nine?

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