Z is for Moose: Kelly Bingham

Z is for Moose 

Author: Kelly Bingham
Illustrator: Paul O. Zelinsky
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publication Year: 2012
Brief Summary: Moose can’t wait for his appearance in the alphabet book, but when he finds out Zebra has assigned the letter M to Mouse, he is upset and lets everyone know.

Awards, Honors and Prizes:

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library:

  • Review the alphabet with younger kids.  See if kids can guess what the letter stands for on the pages Moose messed up.
  • Have you ever thrown a tantrum or seen your little brother or sister do it?  How does your mom, dad, sibling, or friend help you feel better?
  • Read along with A is for Salad and other isn’t-alphabet books.
  • Have children make their own ABC book…younger students can use words they know; challenge older students to use words about their school, their town, their state, their country, or the country their family’s from.

Brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core/etc.

  • language art; ABC order
  • Text-to-text connections

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc. N/A  
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library


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