Category: Literary Devices

Browse for books to support your Curriculum Topics for Literary Devices. These books are recommended for the 3rd – 4th grade level.

Allegory in Picture Books


Subscribe above to get email notices of new posts.  Submit comments, questions and suggestions for new topics. Here are my top 10 favorites for teaching allegory to your students. How […]

Cause and Effect in Picture Books


Check out my top ten favorite picture books for teaching kids about cause and effect. Don’t Slam the Door!Dori Chaconas.  Candlewick, 2010.A slamming door sets off a chain of chaotic […]

Good Beginnings


I have chosen a great variety of books that have great beginnings.  The read-aloud ages I have suggested are for reading the book in it’s entirety.  If you are just […]



These picture books are perfect for teaching imagery to your students.      



These recommended books will inspire your kids to make some noise in their own writing. Tiny Little Fly.  Michael Rosen.  Candlewick, 2010. Great Big Elephant, Great Big Hippo and Great […]



A story to me means a plot where there is some surprise. Because that is how life is – full of surprises. Isaac Bashevis Singer Your kids will enjoy the […]

Point of View

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Here are some of my favorite kids’ books for teaching  point of view. “One of life’s biggest challenges is accepting that there are numerous interpretations and that there is rarely […]

Point of View


Try these great titles with strong points of view to support your Language Arts Common Core curriculum. Sign up above to receive an email when I make a new post.  […]



I have found ten great books to recommend for teaching your kids about theme in literature. Be sure to subscribe above to receive email notifications when I publish a new […]