Title: Saltypie: A Choctaw Journey from Darkness Into Light

Reference: Tingle, T. (2010). Saltypie, Honk Kong: Cinco Puntos Press

Annotation: This book follows the story of Tim Tingle’s grandmother throughout the years. It includes her orphan days at an Indian boarding school to hardships she encountered.

Genre: non-fiction

Grade level: 3-5

Readers who would like this book: Children who want to learn about Native Americans. This book is a good source they can use.

Rate: 4, this book shows a true story of a family of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma it captures the essence of family with the help of the illustrations and the text.

Text-dependent questions: What words of phrases grab your attention?