A selection of recently quizzed Lower Years books

By Ruth Atkinson

Some excellent books for Lower Years readers have recently been quizzed for Accelerated Reader. A range of books from reading schemes, picture books, early chapter books and non-fiction titles are available, with more being released each week. We’ve picked out a small selection of recent quizzes for this age range to whet your appetite – full details of recent releases can be found using the Advanced Search on AR BookFinder.

Non-fiction

Book covers for Animals in Danger

Animals in Danger is a series of six books for younger readers Richard and Louise Spilsbury. Covering a different continent in each book, these titles introduce children to the human and environmental processes associated with extinction and gives information about many of the world’s protected species. The book levels range from 4.1 to 4.5.

Fiction

Book covers for the Girl with a Brave Heart and Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout

The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran is by Rita Jahanforuz. Brightly illustrated by Vali Mintzi, this book was originally published in Hebrew. It is set in Tehran but also takes inspiration from the Brothers Grimm. In the story, Shiraz shows kindness to a strange old woman and receives the gift of beauty but her lazy and unkind stepsister, Monir, suffers a less pleasant fate.

The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran | Barefoot Books | 978-1-84686-930-3 | LY | BL 3.9 | Quiz #224753

Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout is the eighth book in Megan McDonald’s Stink series. In this book, Stink becomes a swimming success after a close encounter with a mutant amphibian makes him freaky for frogs.

Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout | Walker | 978-1-4063-4497-4 | LY | BL 3.1 | Quiz #225032


Posted on 26 September 2013 at 9:12 am
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