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BISAC Subject JNF029020

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Language Arts / Grammar

-Ful and -Less, -Er and -Ness: What Is a Suffix?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is a suffix? You'll find the answer inside this book--it's overflowing with wonderful suffixes. Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations creatively… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: 428.1

A Bat Cannot Bat, a Stair Cannot Stare: More about Homonyms and Homophones

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Do you think there's no more to know about homonyms and homophones? This book will prove you wrong! With dozens of laughs per second, the value of the lesson doesn't lessen the second time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 428'.1

A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns

Grade 2 - Grade 5

One book couldn't possibly be enough to cover the topic of nouns. The cats are back with their comical examples to drive home to readers just what a noun is. Specific types of nouns--such as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain--and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 428.2

Breezier, Cheesier, Newest, and Bluest: What Are Comparatives and Superlatives?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What are comparatives and superlatives? After reading this book, you'll have a much clearer idea and will be the best at forming these descriptive words! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 428.1

But and For, Yet and Nor: What Is a Conjunction?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is a conjunction? You'll find the answer inside this book--because it's chock-full of conjunctions! Brian P. Cleary's playful yet informative rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 425

Chips and Cheese and Nana's Knees: What Is Alliteration?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is alliteration? You'll find the answer inside this book--it's packed with wonderful and wacky words that start with similar sounds. Brian P. Cleary's remarkable rhymes and Martin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 421'.58

Cool! Whoa! Ah and Oh!: What Is an Interjection?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is an interjection? Oh, my! You'll find the answer inside this book--it's packed with interjections. Dear me! Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous illustrations… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 428.2

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2

Feet and Puppies, Thieves and Guppies: What Are Irregular Plurals?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What are irregular plurals? You'll find the answer inside this book--full of ponies, teeth, potatoes, and geese! Brian P. Cleary's whimsical rhymes and Brian Gable's comical illustrations… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 428.1

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 428.2

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 428.1

I and You and Don't Forget Who: What Is a Pronoun?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of pronouns. Key… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 428.2

I'm and Won't, They're and Don't: What's a Contraction?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What's a contraction? You'll find the answer inside this book―it's brimming with contractions! Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous illustrations don't shy away from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 421'.54

Lazily, Crazily, Just a Bit Nasally: More about Adverbs

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is an adverb? It's hard to explain but easy to show--and that's just what this book does, in rhyming, comical verse that will have readers giggling as they learn. Cartoon cats guide… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 428.2

Madam and Nun and 1001: What Is a Palindrome?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is a palindrome? Read this book forward or backward to find out! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable pair up to wow readers with playful rhymes and eye-catching illustrations that introduce… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 793.734

Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know: What Is a Synonym?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

"Word-Nerd" Brian P. Cleary and highly-acclaimed illustrator Brian Gable collaborate to clarify the concept of synonyms for young readers with playful, lively, and whimsical rhymes and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 428.1

Pre- and Re-, Mis- and Dis-: What Is a Prefix?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is a prefix? You'll find the answer inside this book--it's overflowing with prefixes. Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations creatively present the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 425'.92

Quirky, Jerky, Extra Perky: More about Adjectives

Grade 2 - Grade 5

One book is never enough to explore the wide range of amazing adjectives! The crazy cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the potent power of adjectives to describe the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 428.2

Skin Like Milk, Hair of Silk: What Are Similes and Metaphors?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Are you as clever as a fox? Or perhaps you're as sharp as any spike? If so, this book will be a piece of cake! Clever rhymes from Brian P. Cleary and humorous illustrations from Brian Gable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 808

Slide and Slurp, Scratch and Burp: More about Verbs

Grade 2 - Grade 5

One book is never enough to explore the wide range of verbs! The crazy cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of both action verbs and linking verbs. Brian P… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2

Stop and Go, Yes and No: What Is an Antonym?

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What is an antonym? You'll find the answer inside this book--it's all about antonyms! Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable creatively clarify (not confuse) the concept of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 428.1

Straight and Curvy, Meek and Nervy: More about Antonyms

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What Is an antonym? One book is never enough to explore the wide range of antonyms! The zany (not ordinary) cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: 428.1

Stroll and Walk, Babble and Talk: More about Synonyms

Grade 2 - Grade 5

One book is never enough to explore the wide range of synonyms! The crazy and zany cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of synonyms to make writing superb or… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 428.1