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Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story
3.88
really liked it
There isn't much of a plot in this book. So it's not really a good book to pick up if you are looking for a strong story. In spite of that, I loved it ...more
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
 
Blue Sea
3.80
really liked it
Loads of repetition about a little fish, big fish, bigger fish, and biggest fish as one tries to eat the other. In the chase, they pass through a smal ...more
Jun 17, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
 
The Cloud Spinner
4.11
really liked it
A tale about a boy who spins clouds into cloth, but for only two things: a hat for his head in the summer, and a scarf for his neck in the winter. He ...more
Apr 07, 2012
Apr 07, 2012
 
The Goblin and the Empty Chair
3.99
really liked it
I love the illustrations in this book. The little strip of pictures showing the sequence of events before the huge illustration on each page. The repe ...more
Sep 04, 2011
Sep 04, 2011
 
If You Want to See a Whale
3.95
really liked it
"If you want to see a whale" is all about all the things you shouldn't do that normally distract you from obtaining your goal. In this case, for a lit ...more
May 24, 2013
May 08, 2013
 
Red Ted and the Lost Things
3.80
really liked it
Red Ted got left behind on the train when Stevie went to visit her nana. Crocodile offers to help Red Ted find his way back home and then a cat, who l ...more
Mar 07, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
 
A Book of Sleep
4.07
really liked it
I absolutely love the illustrations in this picture book. I think older students would enjoy them too. They are gorgeous, but they also contain a hint ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
 
Guess What?
3.59
really liked it
A great ESL book with repetitive text, simple predicting, short texts with clear pictures illustrating the text, and a creeping looking woman that is ...more
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
 
Black Dog
4.08
really liked it
A black dog comes by the Hope Family's house. It grows larger and larger with each family member's exclamations and fear. The smallest child in the fa ...more
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
3.69
liked it
I finally read the final book and yes, I read it in Spanish. Perfect for all language learners--loads of repetition, easy vocabulary, and pages full o ...more
Jul 26, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
 
Little Mouse's Big Secret
3.68
really liked it
Mouse finds an apple. What a treat! He decides he wants to keep it all for himself so he buries it. It becomes his secret.

Loads of repetition, animal
...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
 
So Close
3.89
really liked it
A duck and a bunny pass each other every day and several times a day, but they never say, "Hello." A simple book about how friendship makes everything ...more
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 19, 2011
 
How Much Is a Million?
4.08
really liked it
A nice look at what a million means. Each page begins with a phrase starting with "If" accompanied with an illustration to show the meaning. A great b ...more
Jun 18, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
 
It's a Book
4.32
it was amazing
What a funny read! With all the electronic gadgets, computers, and fancy cell phones available today to kids/teens, this is a great look conversation ...more
not set
Sep 17, 2010
 
Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems
3.80
really liked it
All the poems in this book begin with "This is just to say" just like the William Carlos Williams famous apology poem about the plums. Levine even goe ...more
Jun 14, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
Magic Thinks Big
3.79
really liked it
A cute story with repetitive text exploring the dreams of a lazy, fat cat. The cat that lies around all day basking in the sun is really dreaming of c ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Big Bear Little Chair
3.56
really liked it
Big, little, and tiny are shown in colorful illustrations that even older learners should enjoy. Not all of the concepts are easy. Cocoon, trick, and ...more
Mar 12, 2016
Mar 12, 2016
 
Ish
4.34
it was amazing
Ramon loves to draw. He draws everything and draws everywhere. When he realizes that he doesn't draw perfectly, he gives it up. His sister shows him t ...more
not set
Oct 26, 2010
 
Rise the Moon
3.67
liked it
Rise the moon
and lunar moth,
drawn to its lovely shine,
flits across the blossoms
of the dreamy moonflower vine.

Gorgeous illustrations accompany verse l
...more
not set
Oct 18, 2010
 
Little Britches and the Rattlers
3.73
really liked it
The only problem with this book is that "swaller" and "git" are repeated all the time and of course for an ELL that could be confusing. Other than tha ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
First the Egg
4.07
really liked it
A perfect book to use to get beginning language learners reading and writing. The simple text, clear illustrations, and pattern make this an easy read ...more
Mar 19, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
 
It Looked Like Spilt Milk
4.14
really liked it
Very repetitive. Here are two pages in the book:

"Sometimes it looked
like Split Milk.
But it wasn't Spilt Milk.

Sometimes it looked
like a Rabbit.
But it
...more
Mar 28, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
 
The Arrow Finds Its Mark: A Book of Found Poems
3.49
liked it
Found Poem: taking existing words, phrases, and sentences from the unlikeliest of places and refashioning them as poetry.

Like most poetry collections,
...more
Aug 04, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
This is a Poem that Heals Fish
4.24
really liked it
A picture book that shows the many different ways people see poetry and how it doesn't just have one definition. By the end of the book, the little bo ...more
Mar 2011
Feb 24, 2011
 
Fall is Not Easy
4.11
really liked it
A great book for beginner level ELLs.

A nice book from the perspective of a tree going through the seasons. Of course Fall is not Easy, but not becaus
...more
Mar 30, 2013
Mar 30, 2013
 
The Magic Hat
3.98
really liked it
Sparse, repetitive text and lively illustrations would make this a great read aloud for a beginner ELL classroom. It also has this rhythm to it that m ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 27, 2011
 
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!
4.27
really liked it
With the rhythm of the popular folk song, "I ain't gonna cry no more," this makes for a nice read aloud for ELLs because of the repetition. Good one t ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
 
Tough Boris
3.99
really liked it
A fun story with wonderful illustrations, short/ repetitive text that would be a great read a loud for ELLs. Great adjectives describing pirates, how ...more
Aug 22, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
 
The Very Worst Monster
3.67
liked it
Who is the worst monster of all? Hazel wants to be, but everyone only coos and caws over how bad her baby brother Billy is. Yes, very silly and very r ...more
not set
Oct 18, 2010
 
Not a Stick
4.19
really liked it
Pig uses a stick to play cowboy riding a horse, a night fighting a dragon, and many other scenarios in his imagination.

A cute book with little text.
...more
May 19, 2013
May 19, 2013
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