Peter’s Chair: Ezra Jack Keats

Peter’s Chair

Author/Illustrator: Ezra Jack Keats
Publisher: Puffin
Publication Year: 1967
Brief Summary: Peter is unsure what he thinks of his baby sitter, who has inherited all of his outgrown things.

Awards, Honors and Prizes: N/A

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library:

  • Sibling rivalry.  Have you been jealous of your brother or sister?  Why do you think Peter was upset and wanted to run away from home?  How are some ways you deal with sad feelings?

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

  • Text-to-self connections
  • Social studies: families

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
Accessed at:  Signal Mountain Library

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