“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 Quiet Book. Written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Renata Liwska. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c. 2010.
Reading Level: Not available
Synopsis: Deborah Underwood highlights several forms of quiet in her story. This book takes a closer look at a variety of quiet situations from morning to night.
Rationale for Use in the Classroom: This book is simplistic and easy to follow. It would be a great book for teaching kids about opposites (quiet vs. loud).
Content Area Connections: Language Arts, Opposites
Possible Areas of Concern: The illustrations are unadorned with details, so students may get bored quickly while reading this book.