Book Spotlight

My class is currently on our “Shadows and Reflections” unit. The book tells the story of a kitten who thinks the moon is a bowl of milk.  The author Kevin Henkes won the 2005 Cadelcott Medal for his illustrations. We use this book as the illustrations depict many shadows and a big reflection of the moon on a pond. As you may predict, the kitten jumps into the pond thinking it’s the bowl of milk! It’s a super cute book and the illustrations are definitely top notch.

Another great book that teaches students about shadows and reflections is a book called “Light: Shadows, Mirrors, and Rainbows” by Natalie M. Rosinsky. Vivid illustrations and clear, simple text help kids explore the amazing facts of light. The book includes a glossary, hands-on activities, and fascinating fun-facts. They also have a book on Dirt and Water which would make a perfect addition to my class library as I’ll be on my “Things That Grow” unit next. 🙂

Click on the links to purchase your own!
Kitten’s First Full Moon–>
Light: Shadows, Mirrors, and Rainbows –>
Dirt: The Scoop on Soil –>
Water: Up, Down, and All Around –>

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