Book review: Memoirs of a Hamster #bookaday

Memoirs of a hamster book coverby Devin Scillian; illustrated by Tim Bowers
Picture book
Young Hoosier Book Award nominee, 2015-2016
Interest level: K-3
Reading level: 2.6
4 out of 5 stars

I can personally attest that this makes a great read-aloud for children in grades 1 and 2! It provided the opportunity to discuss what a “memoir” is, to make predictions, and to enjoy a cute story in diary format. We also discussed nocturnal animals. After reading this book, all of the children, and myself, want to read the first book, Memoir of a Goldfish.

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