"A good series for children who love reading, science, and want to learn more on their own." --School Library JournalIn this Nocturnals Level 2 Early Reader, The Slithery Shakedown, the Nocturnal Brigade comes across a big bully snake who wants to eat Bismark for breakfast Bismark is scared, but he, Tobin, and Dawn stand up to the snake using their words. In the process they learn about bravery and find some spec-tac-u-lar snakeskin capes for themselves GREAT BEGINNING READERS FOR SUMMER
Download the series's complimentary printable activities at NocturnalsWorld.com: Sight Word Games, Makerspace Crafts, Bingo, Common Core Language Arts Educator Guide, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Activities, and More Includes Bonus Nocturnals Fun Facts and Animal Glossary (Ages 5-7)
Life Skill Themes include Bravery, Bullying Prevention, and Teamwork. Read All Seven of the Nocturnals Grow & Read Adventures, like The Peculiar Possum, which introduces Beginning Readers to Life Skill Themes such as Accepting Differences, Empathy, and Kindness.
They all feature Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, a pint-sized sugar glider.
About the Author
Tracey Hecht has written, directed, and produced for film. The American Booksellers Association chose the first book in her critically acclaimed middle grade series, The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions, as a Kids' Indie Next List pick. In addition, her Grow & Read early reader book, The Chestnut Challenge, was given a Mom's Choice Gold Award. In partnership with the New York Public Library, Tracey created a Read Aloud Writing Program that she has since conducted--both in person and virtually--in over 100 schools, libraries, and bookstores across the country. Other books in the Nocturnals middle grade series include The Ominous Eye, The Fallen Star, and The Hidden Kingdom. Tracey currently splits her time between New York City and Oquossoc, Maine, with her husband and four children.