Bibliographic Information: Monk, I. (2001). Family. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books.
Annotation: In this book, the whole family gets together for a special dinner. Each family member brings a special recipe to share with everyone. This year, Hope brings peppermint pickles for dessert.
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Grade Level: 2-4
Readers who will like this book: Children learning about traditions; Children learning about family.
Response/Rating(1-4): 4; This book has a wonderful message of love and acceptance.
Text Dependent Question: What was Hope’s surprise?