Fish in a Tree
by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Book Blurb: Ally has dyslexia, and can no more read like everyone else than a fish can climb a tree. Tired of being called slow and a loser, Ally finds that in her latest new school her teacher understands her limitations and actually sees in her a creative, intelligent side. New friends with their own learning disabilities help Ally see that she can achieve success and find happiness.
Lynda Mullaly Hunt’s website that has TONS of resources for extension. Fish in a Tree was chosen as the 2015 Global Read Aloud (a chapter book that is chosen to be read by as many people around the world as possible). To facilitate the Global Read Aloud, Lynda Mullaly Hunt has YouTube videos of her reading aloud select chapters and answering readers’ questions.
Other Resources you may find helpful:
Teacher’s Guide to help with lesson plans and activities–
Ally’s Sketchbook of Impossible Things