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.
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?