Title: The Wednesday Surprise
Author: Eve Bunting
Publisher: http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com
Publication Date: 1989
Audience: K, Gr. 1

Overview: The book, “The Wednesday Surprise”, is a touching story about a little girl and her grandma, and their plan to surprise her father for his birthday. Anna, the little girl, teaches her grandma how to read every Wednesday, until her father’s birthday comes. Anna and Grandma, plan a birthday surprise.

Activity: Have children invent their own story about the perfect gift for their father. You can do it for Father’s Day, and make children give their father their own little “Wednesday surprise”.

Reviewer's Name: Belen Ubeda