The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer

Cali, Davide. The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2016.
What did you do this summer? A boy energetically responds with a wild tale of world travels.
The author of numerous picture books, including The Enemy: A Book about Peace, Cali excels in creating alternate visions of reality. Highly recommended for readers 7 to 11 years old.

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The legendary Levi Strauss!

Johnston, Tony. Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea: A Fairly Fabricated Story of a Pair of Pants. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Blue jeans. Almost everyone wears them. But how did they get invented? This rollicking picture book illustrated by the award-winning artist Stacy Innerst is sure to be a delight for lovers of legends and tall tales. Lively verbs and figures of speech speed the action along. Expressive pictures painted on denim fabric add humour, and an afterword explains the true story of Levi Strauss. Teachers will enjoy sharing this with students, and parents will have fun sharing it with their children. Recommended for readers looking for an opportunity to laugh aloud.

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