Real Poop on Pigeons: TOON Level 1
Did you know a pigeon can fly faster than a car and farther than a small airplane? Or that they have something unusual in common with penguins, flamingos, and even the dodo? With his trademark mix of humor, well-researched facts, and artistry, Kevin McCloskey delivers the straight poop on these humble creatures, which turn out to be...coo, coo, COOL!
Team beginner reading with colorful illustrations and fun (sometimes gross) facts, and the result is a series your little readers will ask for again and again! Comic books are trending when it comes to history and literature. Even Shakespeare has a graphic novel incarnation! This series capitalizes on the benefits of the format – high interest, visual cues – with science as the theme. Reluctant readers will eat them up as they learn to read with inflection and different voices. It can be like reading a play. Kids pick up on the visual nuances, anticipating what they will read. Level 1 is for the new reader, gr K-1, with 200-300 easy sight words, short sentences, and single frame on a page. Level 2 is for the emerging reader, gr 1-2, with 300-700 words, and 1-4 panels per page. Level 3 is for advanced beginners, gr 2-3, with long sentences, and chapter book comics. You can even get free lesson plans online! Hardcover. ~Sara