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|Babymouse : beach babe. #3|
Author: Holm, Jennifer L.
Babymouse is headed to the beach for a week of sun, sand, surfing, snorkeling, and sharks.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: LG
Reading Level: 2.00
Points: .5 Quiz: 108419
Common Core Standards
Grade 2 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 2.RL Key Ideas & Details
Grade 3 → Reading → RL Literature → 3.RL Key Ideas & Details
Grade 2 → Reading → RF Foundational Skills → 2.RF Fluency
Grade 3 → Reading → RF Foundational Skills → 3.RF Fluency
Kirkus Reviews (04/15/06)
School Library Journal (07/06)
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (07/06)
Full Text Reviews:
Booklist - 03/15/2006 If Ian Falconer's pig Olivia grew a few years and turned into a mouse, she would be Babymouse. In this third hyperkinetic, pink-washed adventure, as frolicsome and breathlessly paced as the previous two, the squiggly whiskered heroine heads for a family summer on the beach. Packed with the energy of 100 kids, she launches a catastrophic surfing career and tries to keep little brother Squeak out of her fur. Adventurous and refusing to stick to gender-stereotyped pursuits, Babymouse is on the lookout for a partner to share her flights of fancy. A slight penchant for selfishness notwithstanding, before the summer is through, she realizes that the perfect playmate has been sitting right under her pink nose all along. Both story and art take full advantage of the lively possibilities of Babymouse turned loose from school (where teachers educate via the blah blah blah method) to explore the larger world with an imagination run wild. - Copyright 2006 Booklist.