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 Froggy learns to swim
 Author: London, Jonathan

 Illustrator: Remkiewicz, Frank

 Publisher:  Puffin Books
 Pub Year: 1997

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 21 x 25 cm.

 BTSB No: 584707 ISBN: 9780670855513
 Ages: 2-6 Grades: K-1

 Swimming -- Fiction
 Fear -- Fiction
 Frogs -- Fiction
 Mother-son relationship -- Fiction

Price: $13.58

Froggy is afraid of the water until his mother, along with his flippers, snorkle, and mask, help him to swim.


Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.00
   Points: .5   Quiz: 53534
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 2.50
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 04257

Common Core Standards 
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → Read Alouds
   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
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Craft & Structure
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity

   School Library Journal (01/96)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 01/01/1996 PreS-Gr 1--It's now summertime for the hero of Froggy Gets Dressed (Viking, 1992). When an overzealous swing ride tosses him into a pond, his patient mother assures her terrified son that all frogs are great swimmers, and she teaches him how. He is still reluctant until he puts on his flippers, mask, and snorkel. Then he won't get out of the water--all night! Vivid watercolor cartoons add to the humor, showing the comical facial expressions and hilarious beachwear. Froggy's childlike dialogue and the sound words--``zook! zik!''; ``flop flop...splash!''--make this story a wonderful read-aloud. Pair it with Marc Brown's D.W. All Wet (Little, 1988) to promote discussion about overcoming fears.--Betty Teague, Blythe Academy of Languages, Greenville, SC - Copyright 1996 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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