Bound To Stay Bound

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 Look!
 Author: Lewin, Ted


 Publisher:  Holiday House
 Pub Year: 2013

 Dewey: 590.22
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: [28] p., col. ill., 26 cm.

 BTSB No: 568358 ISBN: 9780823426072
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

 Subjects:
 Animals -- Africa
 Animal ecology -- Africa

Price: $18.59

Summary:
An elephant eats, giraffes drink, a warthog digs, and a boy plays, reads, and dreams.

Series:
I Like To Read


Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: .30
   Points: .5   Quiz: 158344

Common Core Standards 
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → K.RL Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (+) (03/01/13)
   School Library Journal (04/01/13)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 04/01/2013 PreS-Gr 1—Adding minimal two- to four-word captions that call attention to the depicted animals and actions ("Look! An elephant eats."), Lewin presents a gallery of African creatures on their own or in small groups. With typically luminous, impressionistic watercolors he opens with a close-up of a child's wide-eyed face, closes with the same child surrounded by toy animals and books ("Look! A boy reads."), and in between captures giraffes leaning down to drink, a gorilla peering shyly through a screen of vines, a herd of galloping zebras, and six more animals. All are easy to identify and naturalistically posed. Emergent readers will relish decoding the text; thoughtful youngsters might also catch the subtle link forged by the boy's imagination between his toys and their living counterparts.—John Peters, Children's Literature Consultant, New York City - Copyright 2013 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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