Friday, July 4, 2014

Poetry Friday - Love Is You & Me

Poetry Friday is over at My Juicy Little Universe with Heidi today! 
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Title: Love is You & Me 
Author: Monica Sheehan  
Illustrator: Monica Sheehan 
Publisher: Little Simon 
Publication Date: December 21st, 2010  
Genre/Format: Fiction/Picture Book 
GoodReads Summary: This adorable book, by best-selling author/illustrator Monica Sheehan, helps us to remember that LOVE, whether between a parent and child, best friends, or even a dog and a mouse is the greatest gift of ALL. 
What I Think: This is a sweet book full of rhyming ideas about love. It's not just a book for Valentine's Day but it could definitely be read around Valentine's Day. The illustrations are sweet. As a mentor text this is a great book for a beginning look at metaphors because they are ideas here that even young readers can start to think about. This book is also a great book to use to talk about feelings because the book describes what it the feeling of love feels like.    
Read Together: Grades Pre-K - 5 
Read Alone: Grades 1-5 
Read With: Won't You Be My Hugaroo? by Joanne Ryder, I Haiku You by Betsy Snyder, You Are My Sunshine by Jimmi Davis, Love Is a Handful of Honey by Giles Andreae, My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss 
Snatch of Text:   
"Love is me...and love is you. 
So when you smile, I smile too." 
Writing Prompts: Write your own poem about what love means to you.  
Topics Covered: Love, Friendship, Family  
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