Title: The Paperboy
Author: Dav Pilkey
Publisher: Orchard Books
Publication Date: 1999
Audience: Kindergarten and first grade

Overview: The Paperboy, is a enjoyable story to read with small children. It helps them understand that the world won’t stop or start at the same time that they are awake or asleep. It is a story of a little boy who works every morning delivering the papers to his neighbors, and how the world functions while he is working.

Activity: Have children invent their own story of what a day would be like if they were the paperboy for one day. What would they do, and what would they think about while delivering the papers?

Reviewer’s Name:
Belen Ubeda