The Different Dragon
This story A Different Dragon was about a little boy named Noah that is being read a bedtime story and he ends up meeting a dragon in it. The dragon is trying to be someting that other people and his friends expect him to act and be like,but he is the total opposite of what they expect him to be and Noah is trying to help him by talking to him and convincing him that being different or unique is ok and there will always be people or friends out there that like you for whom you are.
This book A Di...more
- Reading level-Late Early
- Topic- Imagination, being different
Curricular uses: Read aloud- Could be used to teach the concept of how people can be different, shar ...more
by, Jennifer Bryan
1. Brief Summary
A “not so little boy” named Noah wants to be independent and do things for himself but accepts help from one of his mothers. His mom tells him a bedtime story and asks questions so the story goes into the direction that he wants. Together they create memorable bedtime stories.
2. Potential Audience (Genre, Topic, and Reading Levels)
The genre of this book is Imaginative fiction
Topic is about acceptance of differences or of something that does not ...more
This book is great not only for kids ages 7 and u ...more
The audience that I believe will best suit this book will be fourth grades and up. The reason for that is because I feel that children and even adults should learn to be more tolerant. That just because, someone looks different or you heard rumors about them you should always give someone the chance to prove themselves before you miss lead yourself by ...more
I want to recommend this book to either the fourth through fifth graders, or to any child(s) that have gay parents. I would like 4th or 5th graders to read this type of book because the illustrations are fantastic and to make them think about life on how some of the racist things ...more
I believe that this book is for all kids who love a good adventure and is still a child in heart, or any child who has homosexual parents because I believe that this book is stating that even with two mom or two dad you still could be a normal kid with a normal lif ...more
Someone who was two mom and feels like he the only in the world he not alone. My favorite part of the book was he ...more
Potential Audience (reading level): transitional reader
Genre: Fantasy fiction
Topic: acceptance of those who are "different," untraditional family structure, loving others, imagination
This bedtime story about bedtime stories shows how the wonderful care and curiosity of a little boy, with some help from his willing moms, can lead to magical and unexpected places. Join Noah and his cat, Diva, on this nighttime adventure and you too will leave with an unforgettable new dragon friend
Potential Audience (Reading level): Early/ Transitional
Genre: Imaginative Fiction
Topic: Acceptance of those who are “different”, it’s o.k. to be unique and original.
Specific Curricular Uses: ...more
Now the book does feature a ...more
I thinks students and teachers and ma ...more
2. reading levels:This is a good read for a transitional to fluent reader.
Genre: Imaginative fiction.
Topic: Acceptance of those who are different from you or to show that it is okay to stand alone and not fit the normal mold.
3. Specific curricular uses: This book could be used for a read aloud or independent reading.
4. Social i ...more
his cat and other characters.
I would recommend this book to 6-8 ages because this will make kids not to judge others by how they look and not ...more
The book The Different Dragon is about a litlle boy named noah who is about the age of 6. He is pre-paring himself to go to bed and his mother reads/makes-up a bedtime story. In this story, noah and his cat are included and they are going to this dragon cove. They are intimidated by the dragon first, but then they get to see his dilemma. The dragon does not want to be a mean dragon, but himself. Noah teaches him its ok to be himself and not to worry.
I recommend this book for tea ...more