Thursday, August 12, 2010

Courage by Bernard Waber

Title: Courage
Author / Illustrator: Bernard Waber
Publisher / Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2002
Genre: Nonfiction / Picture Book
Themes: Courage
Summary: Waber explains the meaning of courage in a way that everyone can relate to. From sleeping with the night light off for the first time or taking a risk to taste an unfamiliar vegetable to being a firefighter. 
Curriculum Connections: Grades K-5: Language Arts: Creative Writing story starter ("Courage is..."); Character Traits: Courage
Notes: This book naturally lends itself to being a wonderful read aloud and discussion starter.

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