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Shapes in the City

From the Series Shape Hunters

Shapes in the City takes readers on an urban journey, pointing out the many familiar shapes they encounter on buildings, sidewalks, and signs. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage emergent readers as they hunt for shapes in the city.

A labeled diagram helps readers identify shapes in a city scene, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about shapes online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Shapes in the City also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Shapes in the City is part of Jump!’s Shape Hunters series.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Kindergarten
Category Beginning Readers
Subject Arts, Early Concepts
Copyright 2016
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Bullfrog Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JNF013070, JNF035050, JNF045000
Dewey 516.15
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.75 x 7.75
Lexile 300
Guided Reading Level E
ATOS Reading Level 1.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 177131
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Reviews

Series Made Simple

These delightful introductions to the world of shapes are bold, bright, and well written. Each volume describes the shapes that can be found in different locations. For instance, Farm explains how barn windows are shaped like rectangles and how the wheels on a tractor are shaped like circles. With simple vocabulary, a large print size, and concise text (one to four sentences are included on each page), these titles will appeal to budding readers. Visual learners will appreciate the clear, attractive photographs. An “Ideas for Parents and Teachers” section at the beginning of each book provides ways for adults to start conversations about the concepts. VERDICT Strong offerings that fill the gap of nonfiction titles for beginning readers.–Janene Corbin, Rosebank Elementary School, Nashville, TN