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Big Words for Little People - by Jamie Lee Curtis Price: $11.25 Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/9/2008 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Big Words for Little People By Jamie Lee Curtis The eighth hilarious picture book by the #1 New York Times bestselling team of Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell helps little people communicate in a big person's world. With grown-up words like cooperate, respect, patience and considerate, a big, boisterous and zany family celebrates the power of language and discovers that words—big or little—are the bridge that connects us all.
Now the author of nine children's books, Jamie Lee Curtis has gained a tot-sized following that has never seen her films. Big Words For Little People ($13) introduces preschoolers to words like privacy and respect in a silly way that doesn't make kids feel like they are being taught a lesson.
inferring game- Since we're in 2nd grade, play "Are You Smarter Than a 3rd Grader?" (to psych them up!) with this book. read the "clue" or definition of the word and students infer what the word was.