Title: Coming Home
Author: Barbara Brooks Simons
Illustrator: Matthew Archambault
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 2004
Number of Pages: 16
Text Structure: Picture Book
Starter/Lead/Hook/Grabber: Do you like learning about the World War 2 and people having to fight in World War 2? Well, if you’re interested, then read this awesome book.
Summary: This book is about a girl named Ginny and her parents. Her dad goes into the military and fights. The dad goes to fight in World War 2. The girl’s dad goes away when she is six years old and she remembers nothing about him and his personality. He left when she was six and he has been there for 3 years. So now she is nine. And her dad sent her a birthday card and it talks about World War 2 because she is now old enough to know where her dad is. If you want to know the ending, you should read this book.
Reviewer’s Opinion: I think this book is awesome because it is about the World War 2 and I think that is really interesting to read about in books.
Recommended For: All ages 3rd grade and up
Reviewed By: Sadie J., 5th grade