When Lightning Comes in a Jar
Written by Todd Parr
Illustrated by Patricia Palacco
Reviewed by Anne Clayton (age 10), Grant (age 7)
This book is about a girl at her family reunion. She was so excited about her family coming! When her Grandma mentions lightning in a jar she can’t wait to figure out what it really is!
One of the reasons we liked this book is it had great illustrations. Another reason we liked it because it had a great circular ending, and it is very descriptive. We loved the all of the similes. For example,"Our aunties and Gramma flitted around the tables like butterflies going from flower to flower."
We recommend this book to people with fun family traditions. This book is good for most all ages. It is kind of long but not too hard.
When Lightning Comes in a Jar is a great book. We give it two thumbs up!
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Ms. Hendrix and Ms. Ponder's 4th & 1st Grade Classes