than anything else in the whole wide world,
Isabel wants a balloon."
Balloon for Isabel
by Deborah Underwood
illustrated by Laura Rankin
Mockingbird Award Book
Day was coming. The animals at school were excited! Even
Ms. Quill, their teacher, was about to pop when she announced
that everyone would get a balloon for graduation. Everyone
except the porcupines, that is. Isabel was crushed! She
wanted a balloon more than anything!
began her quest to prove that even the porcupines could
safely handle balloons. But, each attempt met with failure.
How could Isabel persuade Ms. Quill that graduation would
not be complete without balloons for everyone?
Balloon for Isabel is a perfectly
hysterical problem-solving story with adorable illustrations.
It will be one of the most popular books on your bookshelf!
Kids Wings unit will multiply the enjoyment and extend
the embedded learning in A
Balloon for Isabel.
Kids Wings 8-page activity guide for A
Balloon for Isabel Deborah
fun and learning for grades K-3, perfect for lesson planning
and printed handouts or projection slides on your SmartBoard!
(see some screen shots below) include:
Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
2-page Reader's Theater Script
Story Check-up (multiple choice)
Parts of a Story
Balloons, Fact or Fiction
Colorful Balloons, Logic Puzzle