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A Leaf Can Be....
by Laura Salas
Illustrated by Violeta Dabija

Publisher: Millbrook Press, p2012, c2012 ISBN 978-0-7613-6203-6
No AR to date Lexile Measure: 170

Topics: leaves, stories in rhyme


In rhyming text and illustrations, explores some of the many things a leaf can be, from tree topper to rain stopper. Includes facts about leaves and a glossary and bibliographical references.


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Library Media Connection (October 2012)
This creative book is applicable to a wide variety of lessons, but will also be in demand by readers for sheer enjoyment. It pairs an imaginative rhyming text with captivating and dreamlike illustrations that will be an effective discussion starter for the primary classroom studying leaves and trees. Students will be captivated as they explore the varying contributions leaves make to nature and wildlife through the seasons. The whimsical metaphors and unique vocabulary, which is explained in the final section, make this book a standout choice for older students too. Brook Berg, Library Media Specialist, Riverview Elementary School, Farmington, Minnesota [Editor's Note: Available in e-book format.] RECOMMENDED

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