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 Skippyjon Jones and the big bones
 Author: Schachner, Judith Byron


 Publisher:  Dutton Children's Books
 Pub Year: 2007

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 23 x 27 cm. + 1 CD.

 BTSB No: 781628 ISBN: 9780525478843
 Ages: 3-7 Grades: K-2

 Subjects:
 Siamese cats -- Fiction
 Cats -- Fiction
 Chihuahua (Dog breed) -- Fiction
 Dogs -- Fiction
 Dinosaurs -- Fiction

Price: $20.71

Summary:
Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that wants to be a Chihuahua dog, goes hunting for dinosaurs.

Series:
Skippyjon Jones


Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 3.50
   Points: .5   Quiz: 118093
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 3.20
   Points: 2.0   Quiz: 53473

Common Core Standards 
   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 Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity
   Grade 2 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 2.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade 2 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 2.RL Craft & Structure
   Grade 2 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 2.RL Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity
   Grade 2 → Reading → CCR College & Career Readiness Anchor Standards fo

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (09/01/07)
   School Library Journal (00/12/07)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 12/01/2007 K-Gr 3-The Siamese kitten returns in another rip-roaring adventure. This time, Skippyjon, who wants to be a famous paleontologist, digs up bones buried by Mrs. Dolly Doohiggy's dog, Darwin, and glues them to his model dinosaur. When his mother warns him to take the bones back before Darwin awakens, the obstinate, pouncing, bouncing Skippyjon instead puts on his cape and mask, transforming himself into Skippito Friskito, a Chihuahua. Searching for more dinosaurs, Skippito enters his closet, which transports him to a jungle. There, the action builds. Skippito reunites with Los Chimichangos, his old canine amigos. Hearing an earthquake, the friends panic; peeping through bushes, they see rowdy dinosaurs of all sizes and types. Using his pickle breath and courage, Skippito saves his pals from harm. Schachner's characters retain their winning personalities. The peppy acrylic and pen-and-ink artwork reflects the playfulness and drama of the text and adds plenty of action and suspense. Many Spanish terms are smoothly integrated into the snappy dialogue. Schachner's energetic reading on the accompanying CD includes the use of different character voices. The recording opens and closes with upbeat music, and orchestral drumbeats accentuate the action in the story. This lively romp is fun for one-on-one sharing or reading aloud.-Lynn K. Vanca, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Richfield, OH Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information. - Copyright 2007 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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