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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

Straight and Curvy, Meek and Nervy: More about Antonyms

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

Perseus: The Hunt for Medusa's Head [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Could a monster whose very look turns men to stone be a challenge too perilous even for the son of Zeus? King Polydectes has designs on Perseus' mother, Danaë. But first the king must get rid… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Arthur & Lancelot: The Fight for Camelot [An English Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

King Arthur rules his realm from the shining castle of Camelot. Arthur relies on the wisdom of his wife, Guinivere, and on the bravery of his Knights of the Round Table. But dark forces are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 741.5'352

Beowulf: Monster Slayer [A British Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Beowulf is a brave and mighty warrior, known to have the strength of thirty men. At home in Geatland, Beowulf hears about the terrible troubles of his father's friend, Hrothgar, the king of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Odysseus: Escaping Poseidon's Curse [A Greek Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

After finally winning the decade-long war against the Trojans, Odysseus, captain of the Greek Army, only has to guide his men back home, across the sea. Yet the journey will prove just as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Quirky, Jerky, Extra Perky: More about Adjectives

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

Jason: Quest for the Golden Fleece [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Jason was born a prince of the kingdom of Argos. But when Jason was a child, his uncle Pelias stole the throne and sent Jason into hiding. Now a young man, Jason returns to claim his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Slide and Slurp, Scratch and Burp: More about Verbs

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

Hercules: The Twelve Labors [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Famous for his superhuman strength, Hercules is the most popular hero in Greek mythology. The son of Zeus—king of the gods—and a mortal mother, Hercules faces the wrath of Zeus's wife Hera… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 398.2'0938'02

The Trojan Horse: The Fall of Troy [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

For ten years, the battle raged. Thousands of ancient Greece's best warriors battled their enemies, the Trojans, in a desperate attempt to win back King Meneleus's beautiful wife, Helen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Thor & Loki: In the Land of Giants [A Norse Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Out of the great halls of Asgard, home of the Norse Gods...came one of the greatest Norse legends. Thor, powerful god of thunder, and his brother Loki, the trickster, were eager to resolve an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

“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

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

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

Under, Over, By the Clover: What Is a Preposition?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 428.2