Title: Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

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Henkes, K. (1996). Lilly’s purple plastic purse (First ed.). New York: Greenwillow Books.

Short Summary: Lily who loves going to school and loves her teacher. As she brings her purple plastic purse to school to show her classmates. Meanwhile, her teacher takes away her purple plastic purse, and she tries to find a way for revenge.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: Preschool- 4

Intended Readers: Students who love to read about fashion, or who love to the character Lily.

Personal Response: I thought Lily was such a funny character in this book, and she personality made this book enjoyable for me to read. I would rate this book five out of five stars.

Text Dependent Question: What kinds of treasures did Lily have in her purse?