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The Penguin Problem

The Penguin Problem

Series: Ready, Freddy! (Book #19)
by Abby Klein Illustrated by John McKinley

Freddy's first-grade class is learning all about penguins, including the fact that some species are endangered. When Freddy suggests a penny drive to help save the penguins, everyone loves the idea. But Freddy can't find his penny jar! How will he save the penguins now?

First-grade and kindergarten teacher Abby Klein has been teaching for almost twenty years, and she brings her first-hand knowledge of children to this popular series. As well, she tailors each story and the language in it for new readers, using just the right words as well as the issues that are most important to children this age.

For extra fun, the word "fin" is hidden in every illustration, and children will have a good time playing the games in "Freddy's Fun Pages" at the end of the book. Attention shark lovers! Freddy Thresher is a first-grade expert on sharks, and each book features cool facts about sharks as an added bonus.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.4
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
96
Genre
Series

About the Author and Illustrator

Abby Klein In her first published series, Ready, Freddy!, Abby Klein brings just the right amount of true-to-life humor and drama. She brings young readers a fresh voice, a great sense of humor, and a unique perspective on the trials and tribulations of first grader Freddy Thresher. Utterly authentic and drawn from real experience in the classroom, Abby Klein knows exactly what first graders are thinking.
John McKinley

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