From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Backyard Critters
Examine the interesting characteristics of worms, including their body parts and structure, their habitat and how it supports them, and how they get their food. Captions are paired with photos in the book to point out key visual details to readers, and chapter headings assist in locating information and main ideas. For further exploration, readers will find text features such as a labeled photo diagram, glossary, and index in the back of the book.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||First Step Nonfiction|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.6|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 7|
|Guided Reading Level||I|
|Features||Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“Well-organized information and solid . . . photographs make this series an additional choice for younger readers.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman
Laura Hamilton Waxman lives in Minnesota and has written many nonfiction books for young readers.
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First Step Nonfiction — Backyard Critters
Engage young readers with basic yet astounding scientific facts about the tiny creatures that live in backyards and parks across the country. Caption call-outs highlight key visual details in the books’ eye-catching images, and informative chapter headings assist emergent readers… View available downloads →