Bibliographic Information: Johnson, A., & Soman, D. (1989). Tell me a story, Mama. New York: Orchard Books.

Brief Annotation: The book is about a child who ask her mother to tell her a story. The mother tells her child about her childhood memory. The child is amaze by her mother stories and at the same time the mother gets to reflect her life of how far she gotten in life.

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Grade Level: 3-5

Readers who will like this book: Students who like to listen to bedtime stories and like to tell stories as well.

Response and Ratings: I really like to listen to my parents childhood stories and funny moments. So this book was a great book to read.

Question: How does the author help you learn about the settings (time, place, season)? What do you learn from that?