Insectos en tu jardín (Backyard Bugs)
Series of 11 titles
Bees, ladybugs, ants. There are so many insects to view just outside your door! This new series helps children develop reading skills while exploring the world around them. Tightly controlled vocabulary and repetitive text patterns work together with crisp and colorful photographs to create a reading experience that is engaging and supportive. Backyard Bugs titles include tools for teachers and caregivers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Category||Beginning Readers, New!, STEM, Spanish|
|Subject||Animals, Science and Math|
|Number of Pages||16|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||B-C|
|ATOS Reading Level||0.7-2.6|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents|
Series Made Simple
Stunning images of backyard bugs will engage and excite young readers in this highly appealing series. Each book begins with a short table of contents with color photographs of common bugs filling every page. Six types of bugs are described in each title, each shown in their natural habitats. The series presents concepts exceptionally well using eye-catching pictures and just one or two words per page. Plentiful repetition boosts the reader’s contextual understanding of words and concepts. The picture glossaries at the end of each book will advance comprehension, and an index will help young readers return to their favorite parts. VERDICT Striking color photographs and minimal text work together to create a strong offering for budding entomologists.