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 grade level is bad kitty for?
This book 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 them; however, most third graders should be able to read it on their own.
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.
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What grade is Magic Tree House?
Your 6- to 10-year-old reader can join time-traveling duo Jack and Annie in their magical tree house as they travel through history. Mary Pope Osbourne’s award-winning series, The Magic Tree House, allows young readers to travel through history without leaving the comfort of their own homes.
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.