Bears! (Time for Kids Series)

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See the eight different types of bears, Discover where bears live, Find out what bears like to eat & Learn more than thirty fun facts about these furry mammals

Level 1 includes short, simple sentences with familiar words and repetition, large type for reading comprehension, a single striking photograph on every page, and basic information every child should know.

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Overview

See the eight different types of bears, Discover where bears live, Find out what bears like to eat & Learn more than thirty fun facts about these furry mammals

Level 1 includes short, simple sentences with familiar words and repetition, large type for reading comprehension, a single striking photograph on every page, and basic information every child should know.

Ages 6+

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
This new series of early readers, "Time for Kids Science Scoops," is taken from material prepared by the editors along with Nicole Iorio. Like any other early reader series, the books are leveled—Level 1 is targeted for beginning readers, Level 2 for developing readers and Level 3 is designed for confident readers. The full-page photographs have text boxes superimposed, but the judicious layout of the text boxes is such that no important information is lost from the images. The books in the series are nonfiction and while the text is at times choppy and often just a litany of facts, they are interesting facts. Bears come in a variety of sizes from the giant polar bear to the relatively diminutive sun bear and a variety of colors. Some bears eat only vegetation while others are omnivores. The Level 1 books contain a words to know picture glossary, while Level two also adds a section of interesting factoids entitled "Did You Know?" Level 3 adds even another small section of "Fun Facts." Bears! is a Level 1 book, guided reading level E-F, Spache reading level 1.89. Lesson plans can be found at www.harperteachers.com. 2005, HarperCollins, Ages 5 to 6.
—Marilyn Courtot
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060781965
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/2/2005
  • Series: Time For Kids Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 186,359
  • Age range: 6 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.00 (d)

Meet the Author

The editors of TIME For Kids® are committed to informing millions of kids about the world and their place in it. As part of a national news organization, they bring expert and age-appropriate reporting and photography from around the globe to books, classroom magazines, and a website.

The editors of TIME For Kids® are frequent visitors to classrooms all over the country. And the TFK Kid Reporters have appeared on The Today Show, CBS Morning Show, CNN, and Fox News.

TFK editors also publish the TIME For Kids® Science Scoops series, giving kids the inside scoop on the world’s most fascinating topics.

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