Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Tim Bowers (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531023

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Description

Since he was knee-high to a grasshopper, little Stu's favorite place to visit was the nearby zoo. He was there so often that even the animals recognized him. The animals' sounds, from the coos and the snorts, and the squeaks and bellows, and the brays and the whistles, were music to his ears. His mother called it a symphony. Stu loved to pretend to be a conductor when he listened to the animals. But now there is trouble brewing at the zoo. A man wants to take it over and turn it into something else, getting rid of the animals. When the animals learn of his plan, they want to take action. But no one has any ideas. No one but Stu. Young readers will enjoy seeing how Stu steps in to rally the animals to save their beloved zoo.

Reading Level
Lexile
600L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
3.9
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects People & Places Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Language Arts Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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