Strega Nona

Bibliographic Information: dePaola, T. (1996). Strega nona her story. New York. The Putman & Grosset Group.

Short Annotation: An old woman Strega Concetta who teaches her granddaughter, Nona how to make remedies and give advice, and when her grandmother retires she leaves Nona her magic pot and secret ingredients.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 3rd Grade

Readers who will like this book: Readers that like magic and seeing a relationship between family members.

Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 4. I feel that this book teaches young readers that they can do anything if they keep their mind to it.

Text- Dependent Question: What is the secret ingredient?

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