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.
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?