This is a lit log for The Nine Lives of Jacob Tibbs by Cylin Busby. The book is an animal narrated novel that keeps readers' interest with adventure and well-worded descriptions from a cat's perspective. This lit log could be used as a guide for a read aloud or for guided reading, novel study, or literature circle instruction. The themes of the book are determination, loyalty, grief, and despair. The main focus skill of the the lit log is describing characters, setting, and events. The other focus skills are: using text to make inferences (making personal responses and making predictions); using text to determine meaning of words and phrases; and determining point of view.
Reading Level of text:
Guided Reading Level: U
Grade Level: 5th grade
Interest Level of text: 3rd-7th grade