The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

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By Curtis Manley
Publisher Simon & Schuster Paula Wiseman Books
The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read
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A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year A marvelous debutSometimes it takes the right nudge to fall in love with books. Publishers Weekly (starred review) This quirky tale filled with subtle humor makes a fun readaloud, especially for cat lovers, literacy lovers, or anyone looking for a great story. School Library Journal (starred review) Its not easy to teach a cat to read, but one boy tries to anyway in this sweet and silly picture book debut that captures the challenges and rewards of learning to read.Nick loves to read booksand he loves to play with his cats, Verne and Stevenson. So naturally Nick decides its a great idea to teach his cats to read. But Verne and Stevenson dont appreciate when Nick wakes them up with a flashcard that says NAP. Nick finally piques Vernes interest with words like MOUSE and FISH. But not Stevensons. While Nick and Verne go to the library, Stevenson hides under the porch. Will Nick ever find a way to share his love of reading with his feline friends?

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529 words529 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD560LLexile AD560L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 4-8Age 4-8
Published 2016Published 2016

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