The Great Hamster Massacre

Bibliographic Information: Davies, K. (2010). The Great Hamster Massacre. New York, London, Toronto, Sydney: Beach Lane Books

Short Annotation: Anna and Tom have always wanted a pet hamster. They kept begging their mom for one, but she kept telling them no. One day, she finally gave in and bought them each a hamster. One of their hamsters had babies, but when Anna and Tom woke up, they found them dead. Anna and Tom must figure out what happened to their hamsters.

Genre: Nonfiction.

Grade level: Second to Third grade.

Audience: Students would like this book.

Personal Rating and Response: I give this book a rating of seven. I liked how these two children  wanted to find out what happened to their pet hamsters and they did not give up until they found out what happened.

Question: Do you have any pets?

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