A simple look at the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of farm-raised pigs. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled callouts, detailed photographs, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||I|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Oink, Snort, Squeal
- Thick Bodies
- Round Snouts
- Males and Females
- Baby Pigs
- Important Pigs
- To Learn More
- About the Authors
Author: Cynthia Amoroso
Cynthia Amoroso holds undergraduate degrees in English and elementary education, and graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction as well as educational administration. Cynthia's past roles include teacher, assistant principal, district reading coordinator, director of curriculum and instruction, and curriculum consultant. She has extensive experience in reading, literacy, curriculum development, professional development, and continuous improvement processes. Cynthia enjoys reading, writing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Author: Bob Noyed
Bob Noyed started his career as a newspaper reporter and freelance writer. Since then, he has worked in school communications and public relations at the state and national levels. He continues to write for both children and adult audiences. Bob lives with his wife in Woodbury, Minnesota.