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Daughter's Day Blues



Last updated Sunday, October 23, 2005

Author: Laura Pegram
Illustrator: Cornelius Van Wright and Ying Hwa Hu
Date of Publication: 2000
ISBN: 0803715579
Grade Level: 3rd    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Aug. 2002

Synopsis: Phyllis Mae thinks her little brother gets too much attention, so her Nana and Momma decide to have a special Daughter's Day celebration.

Discussion topics: To be posted soon ...

Craft ideas:
•  Tell the story from JT's point of view.
•  Make invitations for Daughter's Day, or make up your own "day" and make cards to celebrate.
•  Design a Daughter's/Son's Day banner.

*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions. You can use them, but you don’t have to use them. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Remember, though, that the focus of your time should not be on the development and execution of a craft; the focus should be on the read-aloud and the enjoyment of the book!