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 Fly Guy presents: weather (Fly Guy Presents--)
 Author: Arnold, Tedd

 Publisher:  Scholastic (2016)

 Dewey: 551
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 23 cm

 BTSB No: 070070 ISBN: 9780545851879
 Ages: 5-7 Grades: K-2


Price: $14.79

Learn all about weather with Fly Guy!

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 3.90
   Points: .5   Quiz: 184519
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 3.80
   Points: 2.0   Quiz: 69577

   School Library Journal (10/01/16)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 10/01/2016 PreS-Gr 2—The lovable, bug-eyed Fly Guy and his boy Buzz are back for another foray into a nonfiction subject—weather. The water cycle, types of weather events, and weather-related careers are some of the topics addressed. Buzz and Fly Guy appear within each spread, interacting humorously with the photographs. Pages alternate between a layout of framed photographs with standard text and a notebook layout done in a handwritten font. Factoids are attention-grabbing but may prompt questions the book cannot answer. A statement about how animals can get trapped in a waterspout "until they fall from the sky—like rain" appears next to a photograph of some frogs (all their feet on the ground), matter-of-factly labeled "FROGS." Puzzlingly, the coverage of weather is framed within Buzz and Fly Guy's visit to a weather station, yet the text does not define what a weather station is. However, the humor and fun will spark curiosity in students needing a bit more jazz in their nonfiction. VERDICT A worthy introduction to weather for lower elementary students.—Sara White, Seminole County Public Library, Casselberry, FL - Copyright 2016 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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