Bibliographic Information:  Alexie, S. (2016). Thunder boy Jr. New York. Little, Brown.

Annotation: This book is about a boy who wants to find his own name, not one like his father’s.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-2nd grade

Readers who would like this: Readers who enjoy stories about names and discovering yourself.

Rating and Response: I would rate this book 3/4. It was a cute story and had amazing illustrations, however, the themes of not liking your name may be problematic for a classroom.

Text-Dependent Questions: What doesn’t Thunder Boy Jr.  like his name?

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