Hush! A Thai Lullaby by Minfong Ho

Bibliographic Information:   Ho, M., Meade, H., Paul, C. H., Orchard Books (Firm),, & Horowitz/Rae Book Manufacturers (New York, N.Y.),. (1996). Hush!: A Thai Lullaby.

Annotation:  The book is about animals being quiet to help the baby to continue to sleep.  In order for the animals to be quiet, the mother hushes the animals.  However, even though with hushing the animals the baby still woke up, when the mother was starting to go to sleep.

Genre:  Poetry

Grade Level:  Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Interested Readers:  Readers who are interested in animals and poetry could be interested in this book.  This book could also be used to discuss placement of objects and sounds of animals.

Personal Response and Rating:  I enjoyed this book, I feel that this book is a good book for culturally diverse books and poetry books inside the classroom.  I also thought the book could be used to discuss objects and sound in the classroom.  I would give this book a 5/5 star rating.

Text-Dependent Question:  What color was the mouse?

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