This nonfiction book uses fun facts and a narrative from the adventurous Nocturnals characters—Dawn the fox, Tobin the pangolin, and Bismark the sugar glider—to introduce nighttime animal features and their habitats.
Teachers use the book in life science units as a stand alone or with the companion fiction.
Librarians use the nonfiction book during read aloud storytime with the companion fiction.
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Inside The Book You'll Find:
Awesome animals from around the world: sugar gliders, pangolins, foxes, bats, snakes, possums, wombats, chinchillas, and kinkajous
Animal Glossary with over 60 full-color photos
Word Glossary to build STEM vocabulary
At-Home Science Resources
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Nonfiction Interactive Read-Aloud Guide available on our website
Can be used as a narrative read or browseable reference material
Book is aligned to NGSS & CCSS ELA
Fountas & Pinnell: R
What People Are Saying
"An introduction that includes Bismark the sugar glider, Dawn the red fox, and Tobin the pangolin helps to set the stage for anyone looking to learn more about these fascinating creatures...VERDICT: A worthy addition to school and public libraries."
—School Library Journal
"Exceptionally informative and fun, [the book] is especially recommended for family, elementary school, and community library Pets/Wildlife collections for children ages 6-8. "
—Midwest Book Review