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Mittens Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Schaefer, Lola M., Hartung, Susan Kathleen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0060546611     ISBN-13: 9780060546618
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
    OUR PRICE: $3.60  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: May 2007
Annotation: Mittens is a small, shy kitten in a big, new house. Will he ever feel at home? The simple, satisfying story is perfect for children who are ready to take their first steps into a new adventure: reading. Full color.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Cats; Fiction.
Animals; Infancy; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Cats
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | New Experience
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: bl2007010357
Lexile Measure: 280
Academic/Grade Level: Toddlers, Ages 2-4
Series: My First I Can Read
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 6.00" W x 0.25" (0.14 lbs) 25 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 109527
Reading Level: 1.2   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Mittens is a small, shy kitten in a big, new house. Will he find a place just for him?

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2006 Fall)
When Mittens the kitten arrives in his new home, he searches anxiously for "a small place just for him." But even after he finds the right place (under a bed), he still needs reassurance from his new owner, Nick, who understands the kitten's anxiety and promises to be his friend. The large-print text and spacious, close-up illustrations make this an accessible, satisfying story. Copyright 2006 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2006 June)

PreS-Gr 2 -Mittens spends most of the book looking for a safe, quiet place to hide in his new home. Frightened, the kitten cries, bringing Nick, his owner, to his rescue. The controlled vocabulary in this gentle, unassuming story is made up primarily of one-syllable words, and the sentence structure is very basic. The soft pastel illustrations are simple and uncluttered and enhance the quiet tone of the text. This title would be good for easy-reader collections and could be used in toddler storytimes.-Elaine Lesh Morgan, Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR

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