Level 5 Unit 6
Writing: Personal Narrative


Cowgirl Dreams
by Jennifer Owings Dewey
The author tells about her girlhood in New Mexico.
Bill Peet: An Autobiography
by Bill Peet
The life story of a children's book creator.


Mop, Moondance, and the Nagasaki Knights
by Walter Dean Myers
The Elks try to win a baseball tournament.
There's a Tarantula in My Purse
by Jean Craighead George
Stories of the author's many wild pets.


The Moon and I
by Betsy Byars
A popular children's book author reveals how she began writing.
The Abracadabra Kid
by Sid Fleischman
How a Newbery Award-winning author became a writer and a magician.


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