Title: Nova’s Ark
Author: David Kirk
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: 1999
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book
Audience: Gr. 3,4,5

Overview: This futuristic tale is about Nova’s journey to Zyte to find his dad, but is unlucky. He is alone there but remembers the gift he was given by his father before he left, Noah’s Ark and all the wooden animals. He creates these animals out of parts of his crashed ship to have friends. His father comes and rescues him, but is too tired and weak. Does Nova save his father? Find out what Nova finds and his journey back home!

Activity: What is something special that a family member has given to you? Do you have anything that has been passed down in your family? Write three descriptions or a brief story about the item.

Reviewer’s Name: Tara Hart