Scholastic Discover More: Birds

Book Information
Rating: Excellent
Reading/Interest Level: Preschool, Primary
Author: Penelope Arlon and Tory Gordon-Harris
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9780545667739
Pages: 32

Readers will learn more than they ever knew about birds in Scholastic Discover More: Birds. Children can easily access the information about birds in this book by using the table of contents, glossary, and index. They will learn how different birds have different purposes for feathers, including camouflage, warmth, changing direction in flight, and showing off to female birds. Children will be fascinated by species of birds they have never heard of or seen before. This book also includes pages about birds that can’t fly and how birds catch their prey.

This nonfiction book is one of Scholastic’s many Discover More books. It includes access to a digital book with more educational features. There are only a couple sentences on each page spread with many colorfully labeled photographs of birds included. Teachers might use this book to introduce students to nonfiction text features such as a glossary and an indenx. Finally, this book has thick pages, which is perfect for young readers who need a lasting durable material. Children of all ages will enjoy this book on birds.