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A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka

A Ball for Daisy (edition 2011)

by Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)

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Title:A Ball for Daisy
Authors:Chris Raschka
Other authors:Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
Info:Schwartz & Wade (2011), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Easy K-3rd grade, Raschka, dogs

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A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka



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Summary- This is a story about Daisy the dog who has a red ball. She loves this red ball and the ball pops, but in the end she makes a friend that gives her another ball.

Critique of Genre- Contemporary Realistic Fiction, story of a dog and her ball. What real dogs do not like balls.

Age- K-2

Media-Ink, Watercolor, Gouache. ( )
  DRhodes02 | Apr 19, 2017 |
This book is about a dog named Daisy that loves her red ball. She takes the ball everywhere she goes. One day the ball goes into another dogs yard and she becomes very sad because the ball gets damaged by the other dog. In the end, she learns how to forgive and became friends with the dog that popped her ball. This book has very good illustration that tells the story easily. ( )
  a.newsom | Apr 3, 2017 |
This wordless picture book follows a dog named daisy through her day with her favorite ball. She sleeps with the ball, eats with the ball, and takes it everywhere she goes. Tragically something happens to her ball and her life becomes sad. She learns that sometimes through bad experiences you can make a friend. This book is good for upper elementary students who are able to comprehend and critically think about the illustrations being displayed. ( )
  AshlynWilliams | Apr 3, 2017 |
In this tender, and wordless, story about a dog and her ball, Daisy discovers what it feels like to lose something special ... and to find a new friend.
  wichitafriendsschool | Mar 21, 2017 |
A Ball for Daisy is a book with no words. Even though it has no words it still depicts a dog and his love of his red ball. Until one day it pops and the dog becomes really sad. The next day at the park the dog meets a new dog and they are able to play with a new blue ball together. I think this book and other wordless books like this one could create interesting activities for children, including having them write their own narrations and dialogues for the story. Genre - Picture Book.
  nicoleconduff | Mar 19, 2017 |
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Daisy has a red ball that she loves.  One day while playing in the park with a friend, the red ball accidentally popped.  Daisy is very sad.  On her next visit to the park, Daisy is greeted by her friend who has a replacement ball, and this one is blue.  Once again, Daisy is happy.  A wonderful wordless picture book that high lights the simple pleasure of playing with a red ball and how the disappointment of loss is part of everyday life.  Students can be encouraged by Daisy’s friend, who apologized for popping the red ball by replacing it with a blue one.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 037585861X, Hardcover)

Winner of the 2012 Randolph Caldecott Medal

This New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy's anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture book Yo! Yes?, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring. Raschka's signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:13:32 -0400)

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A wordless picture book showing the fun a dog has with her ball, and what happens when it is lost.

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