The giraffe who was afraid of heights

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Publisher:
Sylvan Dell Pub.,
Pub. Date:
c2006.
Language:
English
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Modeled after The Wizard of Oz, this enchanting story describes a young giraffe who suffers from a fear of heights. On his way to the doctor, he befriends a monkey who is afraid of climbing and a hippo who is a afraid of water. What causes the three new friends to face and overcome their fears? The "For Creative Minds" section includes fun facts and animal adaptation information, as well as a "Match the Feet" game and a mix-and-match activity. Encourages children to overcome their fears and to help friends in trouble.This fictional story includes a 5-page For Creative Mindssection in the back of the book and a 25-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guideonline. The Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The enhanced ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension.
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ISBN:
9780976882305
160718009
9781607189060
9781607180098
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile Code:
AD: Adult Directed
Lexile Score:
740
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subject_facet Cooperativeness -- Fiction, Cooperativeness -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, Fear -- Fiction, Fear -- Juvenile fiction, Giraffe -- Fiction, Giraffe -- Juvenile fiction, Giraffe -- Juvenile literature, Hippopotamidae -- Juvenile literature, Hippopotamus -- Fiction, Hippopotamus -- Juvenile fiction, Monkeys -- Fiction, Monkeys -- Juvenile fiction, Monkeys -- Juvenile literature, Picture books for children
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title The giraffe who was afraid of heights
title_display The giraffe who was afraid of heights
title_full The giraffe who was afraid of heights / by David A. Ufer ; illustrated by Kirsten Carlson, The giraffe who was afraid of heights [electronic resource]
title_short The giraffe who was afraid of heights
title_sort giraffe who was afraid of heights
topic Cooperativeness Fiction, Cooperativeness Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, Fear Fiction, Fear Juvenile fiction, Giraffe Fiction, Giraffe Juvenile fiction, Giraffe Juvenile literature, Hippopotamidae Juvenile literature, Hippopotamus Fiction, Hippopotamus Juvenile fiction, Monkeys Fiction, Monkeys Juvenile fiction, Monkeys Juvenile literature
topic_facet Cooperativeness, Electronic books, Fear, Giraffe, Hippopotamidae, Hippopotamus, Monkeys