Title: Flotsam

Bibliographic Information: Wiesner, David (2006). Flotsam. New York: Clarion Books.

Annotation: One day, a boy finds an old camera that was washed up on shore. The boy gets the film printed; looking through the pictures he finds one of a girl holding a picture of a boy holding a picture. He puts this picture under a microscope and finds that the picture of a child holding a picture continues. He ends up taking a picture of himself with the picture and throws it back in the ocean.

Genre: Wordless picture book

Grade level: K- 2nd

Readers who will like this book: Readers who like fun, detailed, exciting pictures, and who enjoy connecting pictures to a story will love this book.

Personal response/rating: 5; I loved the images in this book. The pictures are clear and well demonstrated that tells an adventurous and detailed story.

Question I would ask before reading: Have you ever found something old and discovered something interesting about it?


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