The Rainforest Grew All Around

The Rainforest Grew All Around

Susan K. Mitchell (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180173

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Description

Imaginations will soar from the forest floor, up through the canopy and back down again, following the circle of life in this clever adaptation of the song "The Green Grass Grew All Around." The jungle comes alive as children learn about a wide variety of the animals (jaguars, emerald tree boas, leafcutter ants, sloths, poison dart frogs, toucans, and bats) and plants (kapok trees, liana vines, and bromeliads) living in the lush Amazon rainforest. Delve even deeper into the jungle using sidebars and the three-page "For Creative Minds" educational section.

Reading Level
Lexile
NC980L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
M
ATOS
4.4
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature Poetry Reference & Study Aids
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction Non-Fiction
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