Grimes, N. (2002) My Man Blue. New York, NY: Puffin Books

Annotation: This book is about a bond created between a little boy named Damon and a man named Blue. Their connection is created when Damon moves to a new neighborhood where Blue is living. Blue lost his son to the streets and Damon lost his relationship with his biological father.

Genre: Fiction, Poetry

Grade: 4

Readers who will like this book: This book is good for readers who enjoy poetry. This book is also good for readers who are looking to read about friendship.

Response/ Rating: I would rate this book a 5(1-5). I like how this book creates a friendship between two people you wouldn’t normally think of. I also like how it teaches to not judge people by their appearance.

Question: How did Damon’s view of Blue change over time?