Title: No, David! By David Shannon

APA Citation: Shannon, D. (1998). No, David! New York: Blue Sky Press.

Short Annotation: David’s mom always tell him no; from grabbing cookies in the cookie jar to picking his nose. Everything he does, his mom would tell him to not do it. Toward the end, he finally had to take a time out for breaking a vase but his mother still told hims he loved him.

Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction

Grade Level: K-1

Intended Audience: This book is great for children who are learning to read. It is easy and quick. They can also learn that their parents may say no to them all the time but their parents will always love them.

Personal Rating: 10/10, I love David Shannon’s books. They are sweet and simple with a good meaning behind it. I love his illustrations too.

Text-Dependent Question: “When did David finally had to go take a time out?”