Balloon trees

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Klein, Laurie Allen, illustrator.
Mt. Pleasant, SC : Sylvan Dell Publishing, [2013].
Physical Desc:
1 unpaged volume ; color illustrations ; 26 cm
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 2.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
Joelton Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction
633.8 SMI
Ever wonder how a balloon is made? Follow the journey of a balloon from its beginnings as gooey sap in a tree to its completion at a rubber factory. You'll be surprised to discover what a balloon started out as and how it becomes the bright, air-filled decoration that you enjoy today.This nonfiction picture book with a cuddle factor and rhyming text includes a 4-page For Creative Mindssection in the back of the book and a 40-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guideonline. Balloon Trees 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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Joelton Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction
633.8 SMI
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9781607186120 (English hardcover), 9781607186243 (English pbk.)
Reading Level:
Level 2.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
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Target Audience
Target Audience
K to grade 3.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Smith, D., & Klein, L. A. (2013). Balloon trees. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Sylvan Dell Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Smith, Danna and Laurie Allen, Klein. 2013. Balloon Trees. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Sylvan Dell Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Smith, Danna and Laurie Allen, Klein, Balloon Trees. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Smith, Danna., and Laurie Allen Klein. Balloon Trees. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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