Mentor Texts for Sensory Images
Once you start looking at mentor texts for creating sensory images, you will see that the possibilities are endless. This list will get you started.
- How Many Days to America? A Thanksgiving Story by Eve Bunting
- Butterfly House by Eve Bunting
Eve Bunting does not have her own website, but an interview and biography are available at http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/bunting.
- An Angel for Solomon Singer by Cynthia Rylant
- In November by Cynthia Rylant
Cynthia Rylant does not have her own website, but an interview and biography are available at http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Cynthia-Rylant/20564573.
- Twilight Comes Twice by Ralph Fletcher
- Hello, Harvest Moon by Ralph Fletcher
Ralph Fletcher offers "Tips for Young Readers" at his website: http://www.ralphfletcher.com/index.html.
- All the Places to Love by Patricia MacLachlan
Patricia MacLachlan does not have her own website, but a biography is available at http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/HarperChildrens/Kids/AuthorsAndIllustrators/ContributorDetail.aspx?CId=12425.
- Bedhead by Margie Palatini
Margie Palatini's website is packed with information and fun stuff, including book trailers: http://www.margiepalatini.com/.
- Hoops by Robert Burleigh
Find more about Robert Burleigh at his website: http://robertburleigh.com/.
- Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss
Find more information about Lloyd Moss at http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Lloyd-Moss/706964.
- Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey
- Kat Kong by Dav Pilkey
Dav's biography is available in cartoon or text at http://www.pilkey.com/.