Making a Book
From the Set Sequencing Stories
Shares the story of Phillip, who wants to write a book. First he thinks about his story and figures out his characters. Then he begins writing. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Phillip's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about writing stories. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.
- Story Time!
- To Learn More
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||K|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||24, 24|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8, 9.5 x 8|
A noteworthy review of Sequencing Stories from Children's Bookwatch on October 1, 2019
‘Making a Book’ is a grade level 1 how-to book from the series, Sequencing Stories. It describes the process of creating a book from a child author’s viewpoint. It outlines the process of writing a book, including imagining and creating a story, plus specifics about characters, setting, and plot. Green highlighted sidebars detail various fun facts related to the process of making a book. The process of making a book is broken down into multiple steps, including imagining, writing, revising, drawing illustrations, and finishing. For additional help, ‘Making a Book’ has a glossary of terms, a resource section titled To Learn More, and an index. ‘Making a Book’ is an inspiring workbook for early elementary students to use for help in creating their own stories. Also highly recommended are these additional titles by author Meg Gaertner in the series, Sequencing Stories: ‘Building a Snowman (9781503835061),’ ‘Building with Blocks (9781503835122),’ ‘Carving a Jack-o’-Lantern (9781503835078),’ ‘Making Cookies (9781503835108),’ ‘Making a Valentine (9781503835139),’ ‘Making Lemonade (9781503835085),’ and ‘Planting a Garden (9781503835115).’