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Summary: This is the story of Pelican Pete and what he sees as he flies. Learn about the things and places he discovers. The book ends with a message about animal habitat and conservation. This is one title in a nonfiction picture book series about a Pelican.
Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, independent reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 4 to 8; read yourself: 10 to 12
Interest Level: 4 to 9
Reading Level: 5.2
Age of Child: Students at Northumberland High School read this book as part of a Use Your ABCs initiative in Newport News, VA.
Young Reader Reaction: I liked this story. This is a fun book and I would like to read it again.
Adult Reader Reaction: The book wraps a lot of facts in a story of this young bird's adventures. It introduces kids to history, pelican facts, and the concept of conservation.
Pros: The pictures make this a fun story as you follow Pelican Pete on his adventures.
Literary Categories: Nonfiction - picture book series, animals, nature, poetry
Date(s) Reviewed: February 2009
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