Fall 2019

Wait, Rest, Pause

Dormancy in Nature

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

Captivating photos of animals accompany simple, engaging text to explain dormancy in nature. This highly curricular book teaches young readers about different kinds of dormancy and which animals do what. Featuring creatures like ladybugs, chickadees, squirrels, and even alligators, this book won’t put curious kids to sleep!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$27.99 $20.99
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-09-03
BISACS JNF003000, JNF051050
Dewey 571.7/8
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 940
Guided Reading Level O
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews


Booklist Online

“©ould be incorporated into a class in many ways, such as a read aloud, an introduction to a science unit, or a thematic unit about seasons.”—Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“A refreshingly original exploration of a physical process both common and important in the natural world.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

Author: Marcie Flinchum Atkins

Marcie Flinchum Atkins taught fourth graders about dormancy before becoming an elementary school librarian. She holds an MA and MFA in Children’s Literature from Hollins University. She lives with her family in Virginia. You can visit her at: www.marcieatkins.com.