I'm Undead and Hungry!
Meet a Zombie
From the Series Monster Buddies
Meet Roscoe. He’s a zombie! Roscoe came back from the dead. He likes to snack on brains. But don’t be scared. Roscoe’s not real. He’s one of the monsters you meet in stories. He just wants to tell you about zombies. Find out what turns people into zombies. Learn about different kinds of zombies around the world. And discover where zombie stories come from. You’ll have a spooky time with this monster buddy!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.3|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JUV012030, JUV058000, JUV015020|
|Dimensions||8.1875 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||L|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.7|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||166510|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Connection
“[A] wonderfully inventive series. . . . The multicultural approach creates opportunities for students to make connections and gain deeper understandings. . . . Media specialists and teachers can use these to introduce genre units, and they are sure to attract browsers.”―starred, School Library Connection
“Many young kids may need a primer to understand references to classic monsters that have been fully coopted into pop culture. Enter the Monster Buddies series, appropriate for any age.” —Booklist
Author: Shannon Knudsen
Shannon Knudsen has written books for young readers about elephants, mayors, the explorer Leif Eriksen, the reporter Nellie Bly, and many other topics. She lives with her cat and her dog in Arizona.
Illustrator: Chiara Buccheri
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Putting a fun twist on a spooky subject, Monster Buddies introduces young readers to scary creatures of legend. Lively first-person text covers each monster’s basic features, famous examples, and variations from around the world, while bright, kid-friendly… View available downloads →