But and For, Yet and Nor

What Is a Conjunction?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

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 helpful illustrations creatively clarify the concept of conjunctions for young readers. Key conjunctions appear in color for easy identification, and comical cats reinforce each idea. While you read this book aloud, share in the delight of the sense—and nonsense—of words.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2010
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.7
Text Type Poetry
BISACS JNF029040, JNF029000, JNF029020
Dewey 425
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.875 x 9
Lexile 580
Guided Reading Level O
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

The Horn Book Guide

“Readers will enjoy the exaggerated humor in the illustrations.” —The Horn Book Guide

Booklist

“This colorful book offers information about conjunctions and examples of how they work, all in easy-to-read rhymes, beginning with, ‘Conjunctions are connecting words like but or and or or’. . .An amusing addition to classroom lessons on parts of speech.” —Booklist

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 →