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The Red Book (Caldecott Honor Book) (original 2004; edition 2004)

by Barbara Lehman

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Title:The Red Book (Caldecott Honor Book)
Authors:Barbara Lehman
Info:Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (2004), Edition: None, Hardcover, 32 pages
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Tags:easy, picture book, student, kid, school, imagination, island, city, k-3

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This is a book about a boy and a girl who find a book that they can be friends through in different areas. The book has no words and is a caldecott winner. This is a great book for all ages but i would surely read this to my kindergarten or first grade class.
  dsw021 | Feb 4, 2017 |
This book is about a girl and boy who find a red book in two distinct parts of the world. They soon discover that this magical red book lets them see each other even when they are worlds apart. The theme for this book is friendship. This book would be great for children from k-3 because of the whole wordless book and also because it is so easy to imagine your own plot. In instructional use, a teacher can use this book when teaching about context clues or just to help them build up vocabulary from their word wall. ( )
  maria.baltazar | Jan 28, 2017 |
The first children book I have read with NO WORDS! I didn't even think it was possible but it is and it works so well here. Definitely one of my favorites because it really tells a story. A great adventure so great that if she had put it in words it would not have done the tale any justice. ( )
  maturne2 | Dec 1, 2016 |
This is another great wordless picture book in which the reader can tell a new story each time the pages are flipped through. I liked the book because it has a sense of adventure to it. I feel like children in grades 1-3 would especially like this book, and love to come up with various words to go along with the pictures. ( )
  maddisonsitz | Nov 9, 2016 |
Grade level: 2nd grade and up
This is a Circulatory wordless picture book about a boy who found a red book and inside the book is a picture of the previous person that had the book. The person that previously had the book, has the book opened to a page of the person that had the book before. The book continues this theme throughout the book with the little boy releasing the book for the next person to read.
This is a good book to use for students when teaching a lesson over description, prediction, and context clues. There are no words in the book so the students have to rely on context clues and description to predict the plot of the story. ( )
  clarionb | Nov 9, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0618428585, Hardcover)

This book is about a book. A magical red book without any words. When you turn the pages you’ll experience a new kind of adventure through the power of story.Winning a Caldecott Honor for its illustrations of rare detail and surprise, The Red Book crosses oceans and continents to deliver one girl into a new world of possibility, where a friend she’s never met is waiting. And as with the best of books, at the conclusion of the story, the journey is not over.

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A book about a book, a magical red book, without any words, and the friendship that develops around it.

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