Fly High, Fly Low
Author/Illustrator: Don Freeman
Publisher: Viking Press
Publication Year: 1957
Brief Summary: A pigeon and his mate decides to build their nest in the perfect spot — inside the letter B of a sign on top of a building in San Francisco. When it gets moved, the pigeon flies high and low to find his family.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:
- Randolph Caldecott Medal, 1958 Honor Book United States
Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
- Discuss the setting. What are some landmarks that you see in this city?
- Why did Sid want to build inside the letter B?
- Give children a piece of paper with a big letter B on it. Have them place Sid and Midge’s nest somewhere inside the letter. Count out and paste on two eggs.
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc. N/A
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library