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I Am Josephine : (And I Am a Living Thing)

By: Thornhill, Jan Lee, Jacqui(Illustrated by)

1771471565 / 9781771471565
Hardback
11/10/2016
Usually dispatched within 2 weeks
216 x 286 mm, 482 grams 32 pages
Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. Shes also a mammal, an animal, and a living thingall identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book.

Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like her dog and her mom (and herself) as mammals. Next, she adds whales, lobsters, hummingbirds, and elephants (and herself) as examples of animals. Finally, she shares examples of living things, including moose, foxes, butterflies, flowers, and bugs and, of course, herself!

Inspired by science and nature writer Jan Thornhills many classroom visits, this book is intended to help children recognize themselves as part of the natural world, with an emphasis on how all living things share similarities.

Playful, kid-friendly illustrations in vibrant colors paired with minimal text make this an easy introduction to the classification of living things. Endmatter goes into further detail about the unique characteristics of humans, mammals, animals, and living things.

LEVELING
Grade Range: PreK2
Fountas & Pinnell: F
Reading Recovery: 910
Lexile: AD 530L

COMMON CORE
RI.1.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,10
L.1.1,1g,2,2a,2b,2c,4,5,5b,6
RF.1.1,2,3,4,4a,4b,4c
SL.1.1,1a,1b,1c,2,3,4,5,6
W.1.1,2,3,5,6,7,8

BIC:

YQSB Educational: Biology

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