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Recommended Reading

Image result for we can't all be rattlesnakesWe Can't All Be Rattlesnakes by Patrick Jennings
fiction
Grades: 4-6th
Lexile Level: 560L

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Chapter book told from the perspective of a captured wild snake, story develops in empathy. Needs of organisms woven throughout the story. Engaging and relatable, addresses issues that arise when capturing wild creature. One curse word.

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Image result for Verdi bookVerdi by Janell Cannon
fiction
Grades: Preschool-3rd
Lexile Level: AD620L

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Approachable, friendly story about a snake growing up. Addresses life changes, hints at shedding skin, and provides an opportunity to talk about camouflage and juvenile v/s adult coloration. 

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Image result for i don't like snakesI (Don't) Like Snakes by Nicola Davies illustrations by Luciano Lozano
non-fiction
Grades: Kindergarten - 4th
Lexile Level: AD710L

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