What the Mailman Brought
Author: Carolyn Craven
Illustrator: Tomie dePaola
Publication Year: 1987
Brief Summary: William is bored staying home sick from school, until a mailman starts bringing him mysterious packages.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:
Golden Kite Award, 1988′ ‘ Honor Book’ ‘ Picture Book Illustration’ ‘ 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 being sick; what do you do when you are sick and have to stay home from school?
- Can you recall the different mailmen that delivered packages to William?
Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library