Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

The Loud Book


The Loud Book. Written by Deborah Underwood and Illustrated by Renata Liwska. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c. 2011, 32 pp.

Reading Level: Not Available

Grade Level: PreK-3rd

Synopsis: This book notes several different types of loud noises. The book addresses loud noises experienced throughout the day from morning to night.

Rationale for Use in the Classroom: This a great book for learning about one of the five senses, hearing. It would also be appropriate to use for learning about opposites (loud vs. quiet).

Content Area Connections: Language Arts, Opposites, Five Senses

Possible Areas of Concern: The illustrations lack significant details, so students may get bored quickly while reading this book.

~Elizabeth Schreiber


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This entry was posted on November 24, 2012 by in Picturebooks.

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