Buster Changes His Luck: Postcards From Buster
Little, Brown & Co., 2006 (2006)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
Postcards from Buster
series is based on the PBS television show, with books offered at three levels of reading - 1 with recognizable words and simple sentences; 2 with an increased vocabulary and longer sentences; and 3 with more complex stories. In these books, Buster enjoys fact-finding adventures in different American states.
uster Changes His Luck
- aimed at
Level 3 Reading
- begins with a simple glossary of less familiar words, like
, as well as a
page on the city of San Francisco (did you know it's built on 43 hills?) This time, Buster and his dad explore San Francisco during the Chinese New Year (that lasts fifteen days).
uster learns that tangerines, bamboo, dragons, and the color red bring good luck. He watches the Chinese New Year Parade, listens to firecrackers - and discovers he has '
the very best luck of all.
' Enjoy reading this series, and learning about different places from Buster.
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