Title: Just A Minute

Reference: Morales, Y. (2003). Just A Minute, San Fransico, California: Chronicle Books

Annotation: This story follows the story of Grandma Beetle trying to avoid going with Senor Calavera by making him wait while she does her errands around the house.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who would like this book: Since this book is a counting book as well students who are learning to count or like counting books will love this book. Students who like books based on a family would like reading this book.

Rating: 4. This book is beautifully illustrated and is brilliantly written in a way that incorporates a trickster tale and a counting book as well.

Text-dependent question: What was the reason for Senor Calavera’s visit to Grandma Beetle’s house?

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