Pre- and Re-, Mis- and Dis-

What Is a Prefix?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

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

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 concept of prefixes for young readers. For easy identification, key prefixes appear in color and comical cats reinforce each idea.

Pre- and Re-, Mis- and Dis-: What Is a Prefix? turns traditional grammar lessons on end! Read and reread this book aloud and delight in the sense—and nonsense—of words.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.2
Text Type Poetry
BISACS JNF029040, JNF029000, JNF029020
Dewey 425'.92
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 750
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 160643
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

Booklist

“Budding wordsmiths in particular will benefit from this lively look at one of language’s most versatile transformative tools.” —Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“From the definition of prefixes on the dedication page to the helpful chart on the final page, teachers will find many reasons to turn to this reliable series to supplement their grammar lessons….Whether it’s for vocabulary building or helping students understand how to take apart a word to discover its meaning, Cleary and Goneau have the right touch.” —Kirkus Reviews

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: Martin Goneau

Martin Goneau has been working as a professional illustrator since 1997. Most of his work is dedicated to children's books and other educational publications. He lives in Trois-Rivières, Québec.

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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 →