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From Caterpillar to Butterfly by Deborah…

From Caterpillar to Butterfly (1996)

by Deborah Heiligman

Other authors: Bari Weissman (Illustrator)

Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science

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Great book for young readers to learn about the life cycle. ( )
  Blaire_Stewart | Nov 16, 2015 |
Genre: Nonfiction
Reading Level: grades 1-3
The narrator of the story tells a story about how a little caterpillar comes into a classroom in a jar and the whole class gets to watch its metamorphosis. The narrator leads the reader through the different changes that the butterfly goes through but is written from a child’s point of view. The children are very excited to see the transformation but in the end the whole class is sad to see the butterfly go.
This book would be helpful because of the information that is provided about the metamorphosis of a butterfly. It’s not overwhelming with content and big words to confuse the reader. The information make up for what a textbook could lack.
  rdg301library | Mar 17, 2015 |
has great pictures to show what is happening. ( )
  Sagittar1us | Jun 12, 2013 |
This book is about the stages of a btterfly how it starts out and then ends up.
Age 3-5
  krystinarudnick | Mar 13, 2013 |
This is a very informative book that contains alot of content-specific vocabulary. They discuss the life cycle while using terms, like larva, pupa, chrysalis, etc. This is a very good book to depict the life cycle of a butterfly and it was used in one of my first grade science lessons. The children really took to the vocabulary. ( )
  smdorr | Nov 7, 2012 |
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A caterpillar comes to school in a jar. The class watches the caterpillar each day as it grows and changes. Soon, it disappears into a hard shell called a chrysalis. Then the chrysalis breaks, and a beautiful butterfly flies out of the jar! This is a perfect beginner's guide to the mystery of metamorphosis.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1997 (NSTA/CBC)

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While watching a caterpillar brought to school in a glass jar slowly change into a beautiful butterfly, the class and the reader learn the basics about the mystery of metamorphosis.

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