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SKU 600158 Series Opposites Reading Level PreK Interest Level Grades PreK - 1 ATOS 0.5-0.7 Lexile BR-100 Guided Reading Level B Copyright Year 2018 Dewey 500-Science and Math ISBN 600158 Author Erica Donner Artwork Photography Publisher Jump! Imprint Tadpole Books AR Quiz No Review Source School Library Journal Pages 16 Trim Size 6.5" x 9" Book Format Hardcover Reading Counts Points No
School Library Journal, November 2017
A clever look at opposites that often provides examples of the same object or person in divergent situations to clearly explain the concepts to young learners. A car or a river might go fast or slow, for example. The full-color photographs in each title offer strong visual clues for kids to recognize the differences between each object. This is especially important in Loud and Soft where interesting juxtapositions are presented: “A girl yells. It is a loud sound. A bee buzzes. It is a soft sound.” The accompanying photographs offer clear examples for little learners to decipher. Each title ends with a question asking for other examples of the opposites being presented, allowing for additional conversation and vocabulary building. VERDICT An accessible series on opposites, and a solid addition for early nonfiction collections.