Title: Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
Van Allsburg, C. (1985). The polar express. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Short Summary: This book is about a young boy who is awake on Christmas Eve, and gets invited to ride on a magical train.
Grade Level: preschool -5
Intended Readers: Students who enjoy the movie, and also teachers can read the book and then the movie during Christmas time.
Personal Response: I grew up reading this book, and also watching this movie. I love this book, because of the magical storyline. I would rate this book five out of five stars.
Text Dependent Question: What does the little boy receive from the worker on the train?