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TIME For Kids: FROGS! (Science Scoops, Developing Reader)

Author: Editors Time for Kids

Illustrator: Editors of Time for Kids

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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers,

Material: hard cover

Summary: Facts about frogs and plenty of pictures make science accessible to emerging readers. This is a series book written for developing readers.

Type of Reading: playtime reading, learning to read, read aloud book, developing reader, easy reader

Recommended Age: read together: 5 to 8; read yourself: 7 to 9

Interest Level: 5 to 9

Reading Level: 2

Age of Child: Read with a 6½-year-old girl.

Young Reader Reaction: Our child liked sharing this book, and quickly absorbed the frog facts. The pictures helped add interest when it was our turn to read. She wanted to read this several times.

Adult Reader Reaction: We shared this book as partners, with our child reading the main text, and us reading some of the sidebars (like frog anatomy). We were surprised she wanted to read it again, as she usually prefers stories.

Pros: Kids will get some much-needed non-fiction and still have time for "yuck" and "cool" as they learn about frogs.

Cons: Its a little odd to see Jim Henson and the muppets in the "Spotlight." It just doesn't fit.

Borrow or Buy: Borrow. This is a good book for adding variety, but is not a long-term addition. It's perfect for the school or public library.

If You Liked This Book, Try: JUMP, FROG, JUMP!   WINTER IS FOR WHALES   TIME For Kids: VOLCANOES! (Science Scoops, Confident Reader)

Educational Themes: Kids can expand their vocabulary as they read and with a glossary. They'll also learn lots about frogs.

Notes: Guided Reading grade level 2.0 to 2.3

Literary Categories: Nonfiction - science, nature, easy reader series, animals

Date(s) Reviewed: June 2008

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