Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely

What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

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 illustrations. For easy identification, adverbs are printed in color and key words are illustrated on each page.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2003
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2003-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.7
Text Type Poetry
BISACS JNF029040, JNF029000, JNF029020
Dewey 428.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 860
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 64360
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Awards

  • Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection, Winner, 2003

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“Cleary has clearly got the formula down for effectively explaining a potentially boring subject through a bouncy rhyming text filled with puns and jokes that will appeal to kids.” —Kirkus Reviews

Publishers Weekly

“A playful, rhyming text and cartoon art vividly explain adverbs and their functions.” —Publishers Weekly

School Library Journal

“The energy and sheer razzmatazz of the text and graphics will have young grammarians entranced.” —School Library Journal

Author: Brian P. Cleary

Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Words Are CATegorical®, Math Is CATegorical®, Food Is CATegorical™, and Animal Groups Are CATegorical™ series, as well as several picture books. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Illustrator: Brian Gable

Brian Gable is the illustrator of many of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® books, as well as the Math Is CATegorical® series. Mr. Gable lives in Toronto, Canada.

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Words Are CATegorical ®

The best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series introduces young readers to different types of words through rhyming verse and illustrations of comical cartoon cats. Offering a lighthearted perspective, each title shows readers the fun and entertaining world of language. View available downloads →