Monday, October 20, 2014

This Librarian's Quick Picks: Violet Mackerel!

Violet Mackerel's Pocket Protest by Anna Branford book cover chapter bookViolet Mackerel's Pocket Protest
by Anna Branford
Atheneum (Sep. 2nd, 2014)
Chapter Book


Violet and Rose organize a protest to save the big oak tree in Clover Park.

Why You'll Love It:
  • Aussie Violet's world is just different enough to provide an interesting change for readers entering the chapter book stage.
  • This quiet story, told in third person, is liberally illustrated with grayscale drawings.
Who Should Read It:

Great for grades 2-4.

Violet Mackerel interior illustration chapter book

What Else You Should Read:

Definitely the other books in the Violet Mackerel series.

Also try The Critter Club series and Heidi Heckelbeck books.

Who Else Is Talking About It:

Ellie's Booklist 

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