Bibliographic: Bemelmans, L. (1967). Madeline (New Viking ed.). New York: Viking Press.
Short annotation: This is the story of a little girl named Madeline who lived in a convent with other little girls, and how she ended up in the hospital having her appendix removed.
The genre: Historic Fiction, Picture book
Grade level: Preschool to Second grade
Readers who like this book: Children, Parents and Education
Personal response and rating: I would give this book a 5; I loved that at the end of the story all the other little girls wanted to have their appendix removed, just like Madeline.
Question: Have you very need to have surgery?