Tomatoes from Mars

Tomatoes from Mars

Bibliographic Information: Yorinks, A., and Drucker, M. Tomatoes from Mars. [New York]: Harper Collins, 1999. Print.

Brief Annotation: This story is about a bunch of tomatoes that invade the earth from Mars. The whole world doesn’t know what to do so they turn to a genius named Dr. Schtickle to save them.

Genre: Science Fiction

Grade Level: 1-3

Readers who will like this: Students who like tomatoes and the planet Mars.

Rating/Response: 3 I thought this book was weird but I think elementary school students will love it. I think the idea of tomatoes splattering all over the earth will catch the students attention right away.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What do you know about tomatoes and Mars?

Posted by: JT Radel


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