Bibliographic Information: Tan, S. (2006). The arrival. New York. Scholastic.

Short Annotation: People must leave their homes to get away from a danger. And learn how to live in a new way of living.

Genre: Growing Up

Grade Level: 7th grade

Readers who like this book: Who loves stories that have no words and where you have to use your imagination to tell the story by using the pictures.

Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 1. I honestly did not understand this story. I reread it over and over again. Well looked at the pictures and I didn’t understand it. AT ALL.

Text-Dependent Question: Why do people have to leave their homes?