Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 5 to 6
- Grade: k to 1
Kids can learn to read while learning about North American grizzly bears, polar bears and black bears. These non-fiction Level 1 first readers are interactive, with an eye-spy component at the beginning and a simple quiz at the end.
About the authors
Deborah Hodge is the author of more than twenty-five books for children. She specializes in writing engaging non-fiction for young readers and loves the challenge of using few words to explain big thoughts. Many of Deborah’s books have received awards and have been published internationally. Her honors include the Information Book Award of Canada and the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, and she was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Her work has also appeared on ALA’s Top Ten Best Environmental Books for Youth. Deborah lives in Vancouver.
Pat Stephens is the illustrator of many books for children. Her art appears in the Animal Behavior series and the Kids Can Press Wildlife Series. Pat lives in Durham, Ontario.
... a roaringly successful information gem for newly independent readers.
Other titles by Deborah Hodge
West Coast Wild ABC
West Coast Wild at Low Tide
West Coast Wild Babies
Cooking with Bear
A Story and Recipes from the Forest
Bear’s Winter Party
West Coast Wild
A Nature Alphabet
Rescuing the Children
The Story of the Kindertransport
Watch Me Grow!
A Down-to-Earth Look at Growing Food in the City
Up We Grow!
A Year in the Life of a Small, Local Farm