One of today’s free Kindle books for children is The Five Mouse Brothers by Rachel Yu.
In the book, one of the mouse brothers is accused of stealing food and sentenced to death by mousetrap. His brothers find a way to rescue him by tricking the villagers.
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If you liked this book, read the sequel – The Five Mouse Sisters by Rachel Yu.
I have always liked this traditional Chinese story. Perhaps you’d like to use The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop in your classroom.
Here’s a few book-related teaching links for this book from the Linda’s Links to Literature database.
The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop
The Five Chinese Brothers, who use their extraordinary physical abilities to save the life of the First Chinese Brother, are unfairly condemned to death for the accidental drowning of a selfish and naughty boy.
- Lesson Plan focuses on introducing vocabulary. Free Reading
- Questions Community High School District, IL
- Study Guide includes pre-reading, during reading, and post reading activities. Weston Woods
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