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Bibliographic Information: Curato, M. (2015). Little Elliot Big Family. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company.

Annotation: This book is about an elephant named Elliot. His friend mouse is going to a family reunion to see him 147 relatives. When mouse leaves, he begins to feel sad and alone. He wants a family too. Eventually, mouse found Elliot walking home and invited him to the family reunion. Elliot then realized that mouse is his family. Family is love and support.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who will like this book: Children learning about family aspects.

Response/Rating(1-4): 4; I love the illustrations of this book. Every child will be able to relate to Elliot and how he discovers he had a family/friends all along.

Text-Dependent Question: What did Elliot realize at the end of the book?

 

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