Pancakes for Breakfast

Bibliographic Information: DePaola, T. (1978). Pancakes for Breakfast. San Diego, New York, London: Harcourt Borace & Company

Short Annotation: The woman woke up one morning and wanted pancakes. When she was preparing the pancake mix, she realized something. She was out of milk, eggs and went out and got those ingredients. As she finished making the mix, she realized she was out of maple syrup and went out to get some. When she got back, the kitchen was a mess! This woman now has to find a way to get pancakes.

Genre: Contemporary realistic fiction.

Grade level: Kindergarten through second grade.

Audience: Students would like this book because it would give them a chance to interact with the book by being able to tell the story themselves just by looking at the pictures.

Response and Rating: I give this book a rating of seven. I liked how it provided pictures without any words. This gives kids a chance to figure out what happens in the story and it helps them with their imagination.

Question: Have you ever had pancakes for breakfast before?


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