My Friend is Sad
Author/Illustrator: Mo Willems
Publication Year: 2007
Brief Summary: Pig tries to cheer up Elephant but nothing seems to cheer him up.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:
Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2008 ; Bank Street College of Education
Booklist Book Review Stars , Apr. 1, 2007 ; American Library Association
Capitol Choices, 2008 ; The Capitol Choices Committee
Children’s Book Sense Picks , Summer 2007 ; American Booksellers Association
Choices, 2008 ; Cooperative Children’s Book Center
Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
- Text-to-self connections: what do you do when your friend is sad? What is something your friend does for you that help cheer you up?
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
- Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library