Seashells by the Seashore

Marianne Berkes (author), Robert Noreika (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691877

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Description

Both classroom teachers and vacationing parents will find this little book to be a charmer. Counting from one to twelve, Sue picks up shells--periwinkle, kittens paw, scallop--and carefully adds them to her bucket as a gift for Grandma. She and her friend identify the shells, and when they discover one that still has the mollusk living inside they put it back in the water--learning that shells are actually the abandoned homes of sea animals--but sometimes the animal is still home! The paperback edition contains a tear-out shell identification card to enhance the hands-on lesson in simple wonders from nature.

Reading Level
Lexile
289L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
J
ATOS
2.2
DRA
18
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Marine Life Nature Numbers & Concepts
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Math Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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