The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, 1942, Houghton Mifflin Company
The Little House written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton is a fantasy picturebook, which falls under the umbrella of the speculative fiction genre. This is a book about a little house that stood on a small hill on the countryside. The little house lives for a long time and sees a lot of changes in society and in its own life. The little house always wonders about the big city. To find out about the little houses’ adventures and the changes that take place after being built check out this quality book! This book points out a lot about changes in history and there is a lot of potential opportunities to teach young kids about the themes that are prevalent throughout the book. Since being written this book has received a lot of recognition and awards, including but not limited to, The Caldecott Medal and being made into a short animation by Walt Disney. This is great for a reader looking for a simple book about change and wanting to learn a little more about how different times call for different changes within the society.