George and Martha: James Marshall

George and Martha

Author/Illustrator: James Marshall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Year: 1972
Brief Summary: Follow best friends George and Martha as they spend their days together.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:

Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve, 2002 ; California Department of Education
Suggested Books for the Boys and Girls Club of America List, 2001 ; ALSC American Library Association

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • Discuss friendship…what makes a friend a “good friend”?  Talk about your best friend.  What do you like to do together?  Are you exactly alike, or are you similar in some ways and different in others?

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.   

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library

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