The Magical Starfruit Tree
by
Rosalind C. Wang

Related Links:
Beyond Words - - Children's Books   Includes pages on The Magical Starfruit Tree, Rosalind C. Wang (the author) and Shao Wei Liu (the illustrator).
Instructional Vocabulary  
Additional vocabulary for The Singing Snake, Anansi Finds a Fool, Ma'ii and Cousing Horned Toad, The Magical Starfruit Tree, Just a Dream, Oil Spill!, The Woman Who Outshone the Sun, Hanna's Cold Winter, Uncle Jed's Barber Shop, and Ramona's Book Report.
Theme 4: Our Families, Our Communities
More links for The Singing Snake, Anansi Finds a Fool, Ma'ii and Cousin Horned Toad, and The Magical Starfruit Tree. From Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, Washington.
Word List:
peddler

* luscious *

* fortune *

* quench *

toil

* peculiar *

* nimble *

acrobats

murmured

mysterious

bystander

stingy

hesitated

obediently

stunned

respect

Vocabulary:
luscious: delicious, very good tasting.
quench: put an end to or stop.
fortune: a large amount of money; riches.
peculiar: strange or odd.
nimble: quick and light.

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