Jungle Babies of the Amazon Rain Forest
Up in the trees, wading in the river, roaming the ground--jungle babies can be found everywhere in the rain forest! This series introduces young readers to some of the cutest—and the most unusual-looking—jungle babies around. From sweet capybara pups to adorable little squirrel monkeys, kids will love finding out about the wide range of baby animals that live in the dense rain forest of the Amazon. Developed by literacy experts, each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure for emergent readers. Colorful photos closely aligned to the text guarantee that kids will gain confidence in reading while learning all about the world's most adorable jungle babies.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Series||Jungle Babies of the Amazon Rain Forest|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||6 x 7|
|Title Format||Reinforced book|
Library Media Connection for Jungle Babies of the Amazon Rain Forest
This is a valuable series for information about adorable Amazon babies. Each book contains fact-filled information with close-up photographic images that cover the books’ content with bubble captions. Bolded vocabulary words are found in each book with pictures in the glossary. Don’t let their small size fool you, these books are packed with researched information, sure to make any student excited.
School Library Journal for Jungle Babies of the Amazon Rain Forest
These slim books are packed with well-organized information about some of the more unusual jungle babies and could serve as models of informational books for this audience. The vocabulary is simple but still manages to pack a punch, with important words in bold defined by both word and picture in the glossary. The photography is sharp and clearly labeled. Sidebars include maps, diagrams that indicate comparative size, and magnifications of a particular animal’s unique features. In addition to a table of contents and an index, there are “read more” and “learn more online” features in the back matter. Although too small to be used for actual classroom instruction, these titles will attract browsers and will be appreciated by fledgling report writers.
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