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.
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?