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“The Sister Book” by Todd Parr

“The Sister Book” is a book about sisters and how one’s sister is different from another’s sister.

Book Title: The Sister Book

Author: Todd Parr

Central Topic/Theme: Family, Sibling

Summary

Sisters are different from one another. Some sisters have long hair, some sisters have no hair. But no matter what your sisters are or no matter what they have, they are a special part of your family!

Questions to ask

  1. Are all sisters the same?
  2. Do you have a sister? Describe your sister.
  3. How many siblings do you have?
  4. What do you like about your siblings?
  5. What do you like to do with your sister/brother/family?

Extension activities

  • Draw Your Sister/Brother. Let the children draw their sister/brother using different art media.
  • Show and Tell. Let children show and talk about their sister’s/brother’s favorite toy/stuff.
  • Talk about “differences” or “uniqueness”. Encourage children to talk about their uniqueness or their sibling’s uniqueness.