Bibliographic information: Tan, S. (2006). The Arrival.
Annotation: This is about the journey of an immigrant who left his family to go figure out how to get enough money to bring them over. He faced many challenges along the way, but he was reunited with them in the end.
Genre: Historical Fiction
Grade Level: 4-6
Readers who will like this book: People learning about immigrants, people interested in wordless picture books and history.
Personal Response and Rating: 5/5. I thought that the pictures were so powerful in this book. They portrayed a lot of emotion, and grabbed my attention as well as got my imagination running.
Text Dependent Question: How might the man have felt along his journey? Which picture stood out to you the most and why? What do you think the significance of all the creatures is?