Many kids find understanding figurative language difficult. Common phrases like, "You hit the nail on the head," and "as quiet as a mouse" leaves kids with language issues scratching their heads in confusion because they did not hit a nail and mice in the pet store always squeak loudly. It can be problematic finding resources to teach students about figurative language. This list names ten books that show figurative speech through fun story lines and humorous illustrations.
October 14, 2013