Bibliographic Information: Yolen, J. (1987) Owl moon. New York. Philomel Books.
Short Annotation: A father and daughter go out and explore the wilderness together to find an owl they hear during a wintry night.
Grade Level: Kindergarten
Readers who will like this book: Readers who like to see character explore the wilderness to find a particular animal.
Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 4. I love the illustrations of this book and the adventure the father and daughter go on during the nighttime because I find wintry nights the must magical thing ever.
Text- Dependent Question: Do the father and daughter ever find the owl?
- Tompkins – Learning Logs
- Students record questions, main points and summaries from the book. Students can also make charts or a timeline to know for the story.
- This strategy is appropriate for this strategy because this is a harder read for kindergarteners and a lot happens throughout the book and students could have questions as they read along with the book.