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School Specialty Publishing, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages

When a child is learning to read, every word counts!

A little boy likes everything there is about rockets. As he counts down, he puts on his special spacesuit, adds his goggles, takes his trusty companion, and gets ready for launch. But where will he end up?

Countdown! is an innovative Lightning Reader that features a controlled word count to give readers practice with essential sight words. This leveled reader for ages 2 to 4 features less than 50 words and has been professionally leveled by reading experts to ensure that the language and vocabulary are age-appropriate. Word lists and comprehension questions at the back of the book reinforce fundamental reading concepts used in classrooms nationwide!

This title is also available in a Spanish version!

Children ages 2 to 8 will love to learn to read with our Lightning Readers series! Over 30 titles feature humorous, high-interest stories in a variety of styles including, fantasy, fable, and rhyme, which will appeal to both reluctant and enthusiastic readers. Controlled word counts in this one of a kind series help to build the word foundation for a lifetime of reading! Check out our other titles in this series.

Each title is available in an English and Spanish version!

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User Review  - marifab64 - LibraryThing

Good for kindergarten when children are just learning to read. I liked the information it gave at the end for the adult introducing the book to the child and what questions you could ask the child o think about and respond to. The drawings were warm and beautiful Read full review

About the author (2006)

Woodward is an experienced children's author who has written over 20 nonfiction and fiction titles.

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