Title: Monkey Soup
Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: 1992
Genre: Fiction
Audience: 2nd grade- 5th grade

Overview: A little girl wants to help her daddy, who is sick in bed, feel better. She sees her mommy making him chicken noodle soup. So with the help of her toy monkey she sets out to make him her own kind of soup.

Activity: Have the students describe one thing that makes them feel better when they are sick. Maybe even share the stories while enjoying some chicken noodle soup.

Reviewer’s Name: Andrew Chambers