Bibliographic Information: Kostecki-Shaw, J. S. (2011). Same, same, but different. New York: Henry Holt.

Brief Annotation: The story is about a boy name Elliot who sent a letter across the country showing another boy name Kailash his world. Through this they become pen pals and begin to show each how they lived in different countries but they still have things in common like they live in a house, have a family, have pets and have greetings but each is different.

Genre: Fiction.

Grade Level: K-1.

Readers who will like this book: Readers who likes to write and would like to know more about a different culture.

Response and Ratings:I think this book is really good and it helps students to understand that we may be different but we all have things we do or have that are common.

Question:  What is something you have in common with someone else?