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What Are Homonyms and Homophones?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

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 homophones is printed in color for easy identification. At the end, readers are challenged to apply what they’ve learned—and they’ll have fun doing so.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2005
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2005-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.8
Text Type Poetry
BISACS JNF029040, JNF029000, JNF029020
Dewey 428.1
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 580
Guided Reading Level O
Features Awards, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Awards

  • Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection, Winner, 2005

Reviews

School Library Journal

“Another fun and effective introduction to the world of grammar.” —School Library Journal

The Horn Book Guide

“. . .the rhyming storybook form makes a grammar lesson enjoyable.” —The Horn Book Guide

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 →