Rosalie, My Rosalie

Title: Rosalie, My Rosalie

Bibliography: Mitchard, J. (2005). Rosalie, My Rosalie. New York: HarperCollins.

Short Annotation: Main character Henry Marie really, really wants a pet! She doesn’t care what kind of pet, just something to play with. Her parents keep making excuses about why she couldn’t have certain pets until her father comes home with a duckling! They immediately become inseparable and Henry Marie learns that taking care of a pet is harder than it looks.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 1-3

Readers who will like this book: Children who like animals

Personal response and rating: I thought this book was kind of generic and I got a little bored towards the middle. Rating: 2

Question: What responsibilities are there with having a pet of your own? Is it hard taking care of a pet?

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