Fall 2023

Near and Far

A Sesame Street ® Guessing Game

From the Series Sesame Street ® Directional Words

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Kindergarten

The words near and far tell you where something is. With the help of the Sesame Street friends, readers learn about near and far and then test their knowledge with a fun guessing game.

About the Sesame Street ® Directional Words series:

This series is a fun, interactive way to explore spatial language. Each book features the Sesame Street friends in a fun guessing-game format that invites readers to test their knowledge about the words that describe where things are.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Kindergarten
Category Reading/Language Arts
Copyright 2024
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Sesame Street ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF029020, JNF029040
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 410
Guided Reading Level J
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Introductory note, Photo glossary, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Marie-Therese Miller

Marie-Therese Miller writes nonfiction books for children and teens. Her most recent books include Handling Depression, Crayola Our Colorful Earth: Celebrating the Natural World, It's All Art: From Drawing to Dress-Up with Sesame Street, and A Dog's Best Friend: A Sesame Street Guide to Caring for Your Dog. Miller earned her PhD in English from St. John's University, where her academic focus was James Thurber and humor. She teaches Children's and YA Literature at Marist College. Miller and her husband, John, have five children and a grandson.


School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“Besides delivering charm, this series offers plentiful learning opportunities as it helps children explore directionality, spatiality, and opposites. . . Children will come to understand the idea of objects’ and their own relative positions in space—a fundamental math skill.” —School Library Journal