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 Biscuit wants to play (My first I can read book, Biscuit the little yellow puppy)
 Author: Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

 Publisher:  HarperCollins (2001)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: 23 p., col. ill., 22 cm.

 BTSB No: 185842 ISBN: 9780060280697
 Ages: 3-5 Grades: K

 Dogs -- Fiction
 Cats -- Fiction
 Play -- Fiction
 Animal babies -- Fiction

Price: $21.38

The puppy Biscuit makes friends with two kittens.

 Illustrator: Schories, Pat
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: .90
   Points: .5   Quiz: 45490
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 1.40
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 23929

Common Core Standards 
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → Independent Reading
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → K.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → K.RL Craft & Structure
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → K.RL Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
   K.RF Print Concepts
   Grade K → Reading → RF Foundational Skills → K.RF Fluency

   Kirkus Reviews (01/15/01)
   School Library Journal (04/01)
   Booklist (11/01/01)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 04/01/2001 K-Gr 1-Another easy-to-read adventure about a fuzzy brown pup. When Biscuit meets two kittens, he wants to play with them, but the kittens are more interested in exploring on their own. However, when they chase a butterfly up a tree and become stuck on a branch, it is Biscuit's bark that results in a rescue. The large typeface, basic vocabulary, short sentences, and simple plot are right on target for beginning readers. The soft watercolor illustrations, which feature a farm setting and a cast of appealing characters, help to convey the action of the text. A good choice for this pup's fans and for those ready to take the very first steps toward reading.-Wendy S. Carroll, Montclair Cooperative School, NJ Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information. - Copyright 2001 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

Booklist - 11/01/2001 The latest book about the puppy Biscuit in the My First I Can Read series will lure readers with a simple text and bright pictures. Best of all, there’s a real story. Biscuit wants to make friends with two kittens, but they are busy with their own games--until they get stuck in a tree and need to be rescued. The pictures extend the words by showing exactly how Biscuit saves his friends, and children will enjoy hearing the story and talking about it as they begin to read the words for themselves. - Copyright 2001 Booklist.

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