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Picture Books for Critical Literacy

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Critical Literacy


The following picture books have rich story lines and are suggested as critical literacy mentor texts:


The Wretched Stone - Van Allsburg

The Sneetches - Dr. Suess

The Composition - Skarmeta / Ruano

Voices in the Park - Bronwe

Yo! Yes? - Raschka

Don't Laugh at Me - Seskin/Shamblin

The Royal Bee - Park

My Name is Yoon m- Recorvits

Williams Doll - Zolotow

Something Beautiful - Dennis - Wyeth

Bad Boys - Platini / Cole

Encounter - Yolen

Feathers and Fools - Fox

The Cats in Kransinkski Square - Hesse

Fly Away Home - Bunting

The Table Where Rich People Sit - Baylor


BIG IDEA  - Poverty/ Helping Others

Lily and the Paper Man - Rebecca Upjohn

The Tale Where Rich People Sit - Baylor

The Great Joy - Dicapriato

Fly Away Home - Eve Bunting



Critical Literacy Book Suggestions from Stacy Corlett (Early Literacy, Talbot Trail)

Martin's Big Words - Doreen Rappaport

Esperanza Rizing - Pam Ryan

China's Son: Growing Up - Da Chen

Encounter - Jane Yolen

The Name Jar - Yangsook Choi

Chyenne Again - Eve Bunting





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