Bibliographic Information: Henkes, K. (1991). Chrysanthemum. New York. Greenwilliow Books.
Short Annotation: A little girl name Chrysanthemum loves her name until she goes to school and she realizes that her name is really different from her classmates.
Grade Level: 3rd Grade
Readers who will like this book: Readers that love reading interesting words and characters that are animals.
Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 4. I love how readers are able to learn that it is okay to be different and you should think of it as you are being yourself and your name makes you, you!
Text- Dependent Question: What does Chrysanthemum’s teacher name her baby?