Bibliographic information: Morales, Y. (2003). Just A Minute. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books LLC.

 Annotation: This book is about a grandma who is greeted by a skeleton on her birthday. He wants her to go with him, but she isn’t ready yet so she keeps saying “just a minute”. She has so much that she needs to do before it is her time to go.

 Genre: Counting

 Grade Level: 2-3


Readers who will like this book: People who like to count, people learning to count in more than one language, people with a grandma, or grandmas who aren’t ready to go yet.


Personal Response and Rating: I give this book a 4/5. I think it was good, but also kind of dark.

Text Dependent Question: Why does grandma keep repeating “just a minute”?