My backyard community

My backyard community

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792123

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Description

Young readers will be delighted to learn more about the animals living around them. At the same time, they will be introduced to some basic science concepts. Wonderful photographs help show the connection between non-living things, such as sunshine and soil, and living things, such as plants, animals, and people. An activity offers suggestions on how children can become backyard helpers.

Reading Level
Lexile
470L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
M
ATOS
3.2
DRA
28
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Games & Activities Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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