A Real Live Pet!
Living vs. Nonliving Things
From the Series Science Solves It! ®
JJ’s little sister, Nala, loves her pet stick. But JJ wants a real pet for his birthday. So when he catches a frog at the pond, he’ll do anything to keep it—but will his parents let him?
Kane Press’s Science Solves It! series merges fiction and science in storylines that intrigue youngsters and encourage them to observe, investigate, predict, and experiment! Young readers ages 5–8 will be inspired by the relatable characters in each story as they solve kid-sized mysteries and dilemmas.
“These offerings confirm that fiction is a good vehicle for conveying science concepts to children.” —School Library Journal
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Lydia Lukidis
Lydia Lukidis is a children's author with more than 30 books and eBooks published, along with numerous stories, poems and plays. She writes fiction and nonfiction, and also composes educational texts and lesson plans.
Illustrator: Craig Cameron
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Science Solves It! ®
Kane Press’s Science Solves It!® series merges fiction and science in storylines that intrigue youngsters and encourage them to observe, investigate, predict, and experiment! Young readers ages 5–8 will be inspired by the relatable characters in each story as they… View available downloads →