Publication Info.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2019
Ages/Grades: ages 5 to 8
Category: narrative nonfiction, layered text, cycle structure
Overview (from the publisher):
“Dragonflies are some the world’s most beautiful (and fascinating!) insects. And one many children can find right in their backyards! With a simple story, perfect for read-alouds, and colorful illustrations, this scientific look at a dragonfly’s life-cycle will captivate little entomologists. Informative sidebars are included that let children learn even more about these amazing insects.”
What’s noteworthy for authors and educators:
SOAR HIGH, DRAGONFLY!, uses a circular, seasonal structure, layered text, onomatopoeia, and strong refrain to celebrate this captivating creature.