36) The Snowman:

Bibliographic Information: Brigg, R. (1978). The snowman. United Kingdom. Hamish Hamilton.

Short Annotation: About a boy who makes a snowman that comes alive. The snowman and the boy spend an entire night having fun together; they even meet Santa Claus who gives the snowman a scarf. As the morning comes after the boy wakes up he rushes outside to find his snowman but sadly he melted but the boy still had his scarf.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: Kindergarten

Readers who will like this book: Readers who like books with no words but pictures. Also readers who like to read about an adventure between a snowman and a human.

Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 4. I find that this book works really well for students that are struggling readers or ELL because there are no words and students have to guess what is going on.

Text- Dependent Question: What activities do the boy and the snowman do together?

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