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How Rocket learned to read by Tad Hills

How Rocket learned to read (2010)

by Tad Hills

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Chirp the bird helps Rocket learn how to read by teaching him letter by letter, i think this is a great book for beginners in pre kindergarten because every kid has a tough time with them and they have to learn how to spell so its something that can be used even in 1st grade I think. I think the bird having to leave for fall and winter left Rocket to his own new found knowledge to spell letters out in the snow while he waited. It is a heart warming story.
  josephumana | Mar 15, 2015 |
This is a sweet book, the demonstrates a good lesson for children. The process of developing an interest in reading is illustrated with colorful pictures of a animals!
  noah23 | Mar 15, 2015 |
This is a great way to introduce young readers who might not be fond of reading and who might be embarrassed about that they can't read very well.
  JoseJay | Mar 15, 2015 |
Love how the story unfolds and Rocket, a reluctant learner at first, falls more and more in love with reading! I think lots of kids would see themselves as new readers in Rocket's story :) ( )
  reynolds2 | Mar 6, 2015 |
When I first found this book in a 2nd grade classroom, I fell in love with the book immediately, The illustrations are fantastic and simply drawn, but with a captivating appeal to them. The storyline is of pure curiosity that leads to a relaxed classroom setting with a bird as the teacher and Rocket the dog as the student. A perpetual friendship is formed as Rocket learns the alphabet, how to form words, then finally how to read. I adore this book from front to back and would recommend for anyone to read. ( )
  TeresaCruz | Aug 30, 2014 |
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About a dog named Rocket and how he learns to read. He is a little against it at first, but a great story about bone hidden gets his attention. I thought this was fun read, the art was good. It would serve a great purpose in a classroom teaching kids how to read. Rocket is a great example of how a student learns and how they need to practice on their own.
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A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the "wondrous, mighty, gorgeous alphabet."

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