"Story Power! teaches us where to find stories, to assess the quality of sources, and to go past shallow summaries to the complicated story below the surface."
"Drawing on his own extensive research in urban classrooms, Lawrence Sipe presents a comprehensive, grounded theoretical model of children's understanding of picture storybooks - the first to focus specifically on young children. Sipe suggests that children respond in five different ways during picture storybook readalounds; that these responses reveal that children are engaged in five different types of literary meaning-making; and that these five types of meaning-making are instantiations of five foundational aspects of literary understanding."
Lexile measure 760; Book level 4.7;Diaries and Journals