A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka

Bibliographic Information:  Raschka, C. (2011). A Ball For Daisy. New York,NY: Random House

Annotation:  The dog wanted to play with his red ball, and loved his ball very much.  When at the park another dog joined in to play, but popped the ball.  This made the white dog sad.  So, the brown dog got a new ball to play with, which the white dog let him keep.

Genre:  Fiction, Wordless Picture Book

Grade Level:  Preschool – 1st Grade

Interested Readers:  This book could interest many readers based on the illustrations and the dog being a main character.  This book also has bright colors which could catch some students attention.  Lastly, because this book is a wordless book, this book could help students use their imaginations if they are struggling to read.

Personal Response and Rating:  I enjoyed this book, I thought it had a great meaning and great illustrations behind the book.  I would use this book inside a classroom to help students use their imagination.  I would give this book a 5/5 star rating.

Text-Dependent Question:  What color ball did the brown dog give to the white dog and why?