Awesome for guided reading

The Little Red Pen - Janet Stevens, Susan Stevens Crummel

Each character in this book has an individual color part within the story.  This can be utilized during guided reading or in whole group with students having individual parts. The book also allows students to read as a play would be read in the older grades.  Further, the books leads to discussions of working to together and team work for a common goal.   As a bonus, it helps students understand how important the teacher is to them and the process.  This really a great book with many uses.