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If You Were a Suffix
If You Were a Suffix
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If You Were a Suffix

by Marcie Aboff
Illustrated by Sara Gray

If you were a suffix, you would always be at the end of a word. You could make "tall" become the TALLEST. You could make "end" become ENDLESS. What else could you do if you were a suffix?

PublisherPicture Window Books
Age Level7-10 Years
Reading LevelGrades 2-4
Trim Size11 x 9
Page Count24



Children's Literature Comprehensive Database - Meredith Kiger, Ph.D.

"Part of the “Word Fun” series of fifteen books on parts of speech and elements of grammar, this edition explains suffixes for early elementary students. In the picture book format, the story defines the many ways a suffix can be used and gives examples of each use, underlining the examples throughout. Colorful, cartoon-like drawings of animals and minimal text combine to attract young readers by reinforcing the various uses of suffixes such as to indicate the past tense, the present tense, and plural. The book also describes how the addition of each sufix changes the meaning of a word. There are more than one example of each use for readers having difficulty mastering the elements of grammar. A follow up written activity, glossary of new terms, and sources for further study included." - Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

January 1, 2009

Marcie Aboff

Marcie Aboff

Marcie Aboff is the author of picture books, early readers, chapter books, and magazine stories. She also used to work as a feature writer for a daily newspaper in Escondido, California, and as a catalog copywriter for an advertising firm in New York City. She’s written more than 20 titles for Picture Window Books. Marcie loves visiting schools to talk to students about being an author, as well as helping them develop their own writing potential. When she’s not writing or visiting schools, Marcie likes to play tennis, listen to music, see really good movies, travel, and eat as much chocolate as she can. Marcie resides in Edison, New Jersey, with her two sons and one daughter. Their cat, Sneakers, also resides in the home, although he sometimes is under the impression he is the sole proprietor. Please visit Marcie’s website ( to learn more about her books.

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