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26 December 2012

{25 Days of Holiday Book Reviews}: A Bonus Day! My students' favorite books

As a writing prompt one day, I asked my students to write about their favorite holiday books (oh I'm so mean!) with the hopes of sharing some of their responses with you.  I thought some of them were really cute, but actually had 25 different friends sign up, so I didn't need to use this as one of the 25 day posts, so today is BONUS DAY! 
Too Many Tamales
Book:  Too Many Tamales
Why do you like it:  There are too many tamales
My favorite part is:  When the childs eat the tamales
My least favorite part is:  When she help to make the tamales.
Who should read this book?  Everybody
If you could ask the author 1 question, what would it be?  Why did he write the book?
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Book:  How the Grinch Stole Christmas  (2 answered this)
Why do you like it:  The Grinch is my favorite character
My favorite part is:   When he puts the antlers on the dog 
My least favorite part is:  When he gets nice 
Who should read this book?  Everybody 
If you could ask the author 1 question, what would it be?  Which book (he wrote) is is favorite? and, Can you give me a book?
The Carpenter's Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree
Book:  The Carpenter's Gift 
Why do you like it:   because it is good.  It has a good star made out of newspaper (on the cover) 
My favorite part is:  all of it! 
My least favorite part is:  (left blank b/c she liked it all) 
Who should read this book?  everyone
If you could ask the author 1 question, what would it be?   Why did you write it?
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell!
Book:  There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell! 
Why do you like it:  The old lady
My favorite part is:  When the old lady swallowed some gifts
My least favorite part is:  (crossed out)
Who should read this book?  My friend



4 comments:

  1. I want to meet the kid who chose the Tamale book. His answers were funny.

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    1. He's a stinker! :)

      Though my favorite question was: Could you give me a book?

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