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

Pinkalicious: School Rules


Bibliographic Information:  Pinkalicious: School Rules.  Written and illustrated by Victoria Kann.  Harper.  c., 2010.

Reading Level: 310L

Synopsis:  There are some things that Pinkalicious likes about school, but one thing she doesn’t like is that she misses her unicorn.  On the next day of school, Pinkalicious bring her unicorn to school and she has to teach her unicorn all of the school rules so that her teacher will let the unicorn stay.

Rationale for Classroom Use: This book would great to use on one of the first days of school to talk about school rules and why it is important to follow them.

Common Core Connection:  The students could describe the relationship between the illustrations and the story in which they appear because most of the story match what is happening in the story exactly.



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This entry was posted on June 7, 2013 by in Beginner Readers/ Early Readers and tagged , , , .

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