Character Analysis: The Baby In The Hat

Ahlberg, A. (2008). The Baby in the Hat. Somerville: Candlewick Press.
Historical Fiction, Grade Level PreK – 3. Can one action change your life? For the boy who caught the baby in a hat, one action changed his life forever! Though the story is simple, the captivating illustrations elevate the sense of adventure and capture the historical London setting. The boy hero takes his reward and the adventure begins! In a twist of luck or fate, he falls from the London Bridge and into a ship where he battles pirates, serves in the Navy, and even becomes a captain of his own ship. After amassing a treasure, he returns home. Now as an adult, the man happens to look up (whether by luck or fate), and stares into the beautiful eyes of the baby he once saved. Only now, she is a grown woman. The two marry and sail off to have new adventures of their own. But the question remains, is it really true? It just might be!
Brown, M. Stone Soup. (1947/1997). New York: Aladdin Paperbook.
Traditional Literature (Folktale), Grade Level K – 3. How can you share what you don’t have? The villagers find out very quickly in the classic tale, Stone Soup. In this story, three French soldiers find themselves tired and hungry in a foreign land. They are
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Did the U.S. really have a toothless president? The authors of this book reveal the truth about George Washington’s battles, not only with regards to the Revolutionary War, but also with his teeth. The playful verses based on solid facts are sure to entertain readers of all ages. The comical water color depictions of our country’s first president’s struggles evoke both laughter and sympathy for such a fearless leader. The reader learns about how even though his teeth are rotting and falling out, Mr Washington still has a weakness for candy! This book also finally reveals the truth about what George Washington’s false teeth were really made of and this story it is sure to keep you smiling along the

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