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Periods Say "Stop."
This title covers these subjects: Punctuation., English language -- Grammar.
Periods Say "Stop."
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Periods Say "Stop."

by Michael Dahl
Illustrated by Chris Garbutt

Periods say stop. They tell us when a sentence ends, and they help us shorten words. Follow along and learn all about hard-working periods.

Reading LevelGrades 1-3
Interest LevelGrades K-3
Lexile Level510L
Text TypeNarrative Nonfiction
PublisherPicture Window Books
Page Dimensions11" x 9"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $29.99 School/Library Price

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Booklist Online - Angela Leeper

"Straightforward text explains that periods are always busy telling readers when to end sentences and avoid run-on strings of words; a wave of unpunctuated text flooding the pages offers a good metaphor. . . .Set against bright pinks, reds, and blues in digital, geometric illustrations, oversize and comic-style dots add more punctuation details and plenty of amusement through conversational speech bubbles." - Booklist Online

January 18, 2019

Kirkus Reviews

"Dahl emphasizes the sentence-ending job of a period, devoting a few pages to its use in abbreviations. Garbutt poses the roly-poly periods, who sport stick arms and legs and expressive faces, in humorous situations. . . .The pink, purple, and blue palette gives the book a retro feel; text that is not a part of the story plays a role in providing readers with examples. . . .Fills the bill for small-group educational settings..." - Kirkus Reviews

December 15, 2018

Michael Dahl

Michael Dahl

Michael Dahl is the prolific author of the bestselling Goodnight, Baseball picture book and more than 200 other books for children and young adults. He has won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award three times for his nonfiction, a Teacher’s Choice award from Learning magazine, and a Seal of Excellence from the Creative Child Awards. Dahl currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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