Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
Kitty has no desire to eat disgusting healthy food and responds with her own ABC’revenge’ list. All four ABC lists are funny and clever (although some of the words on the list are quite advanced for the young intended audience).
Bad Kitty Reading Level
Most third graders should be able to read this book independently, but it will need to be read aloud to children in preschool to second grade (the majority of the target audience), as the reading level is too high for individual reading.
See Inside Bad Kitty
The first book in the series, Bad Kitty, is written by Nick Bruel, and there are lesson/activity packs for the Bad Kitty books available on Teachers Pay Teachers. Click the images below or the link above to see a sample page from each book.
What age group is Bad Kitty books for?
The age range for this book is 9-12, and while there is nothing inappropriate in the story, the clever humor and use of sarcasm is more likely to be appreciated by kids 8 and up.
What reading level is a level 2 book?
These books are labeled “Level 1” or higher on the cover, with a Level 1 book being appropriate for children aged 3 to 6, and a Level 2 book being appropriate for children aged 4 to 8.
What grade level are books?
3rd through 7th grades.
Why is bad kitty a banned book?
Bad Kitty’s alphabet-driven holiday story was denounced by The Ehrhart School because it “promotes homosexual/lesbian couples.” Bruel briefly mentions a lesbian couple in his picture book, which, according to The Ehrhart School, is unfortunately grounds to toss out.
What books are similar to Bad Kitty?
If you enjoy books like Bad Kitty, this is the book for you.
- Aaron Blabey’s The Bad Guys series. Andrew Joyner’s Boris on the Move series. Ursula Vernon’s Dragonbreath series. Tom Angleberger’s Inspector Flytrap series. Kevin Sherry’s Meet the Bigfeet series. Timothy Roland’s Monkey Me and the Golden Monkey series.
What is level F in reading?
Readers at level F are starting to notice and understand the differences between different types of books; in fiction, your child is meeting more complicated characters, and in nonfiction books, your child is learning more new facts about topics.
What level reading should a 1st grader be at?
A first-grader’s reading level should be between 3 and 12; higher reading levels indicate that they’re near the top of their class, but there’s always room for improvement; your child’s reading level may fall below or rise above the range in some cases; practice and proper tutoring will help them improve their reading level.
What books should my 1st grader be reading?
Our top picks for first-grade books
- Jon Scieszka’s The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. Mercer Mayer’s There’s an Alligator Under My Bed.
- Judy Blume’s Freckle Juice.
- Roni Schotter’s The Boy Who Loved Words.
- Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary.
- Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French.
What are the 5 levels of reading?
These are the five stages:
- Emerging pre-reader (typically 6 months to 6 years old)
- novice reader (typically 6 to 7 years old)
- decoding reader (typically 7 – 9 years old)
- fluent, comprehending reader (typically 9 – 15 years old)
What grade level are Goosebump books?
It was easy for me to devour the books as a child and as an adult because they are written at a 3rd to 7th grade level, the chapters are a few pages each, and most, if not all, of the chapters end with a cliffhanger.
What grade level is the I Survived series?
The I Survived book series brings history to life for readers in grades 2 to 7 with best-selling author Lauren Tarshis’ historical fiction series about the world’s most extraordinary eventsu2014perfect for your classroom history buffs and thrill seekers.