Accelerated Reader Program Selection
Jam-packed with informative and fun facts, this ABC book teaches Jewish culture and tradition with alliteration and rhyme. In I is for Israel, young readers learn which language is acknowledged nationally, which city is recognized as the capital, and what three major religions are rooted and represented in that country. B is for bagels describes the popular food’s variety as well as what is traditionally eaten with them.
The entire alphabet is displayed at the top of all twenty-six entries, with the highlighted letter represented in bold typeface. Below the linear alphabet, the highlighted letter is stylistically drawn to represent the letter as well as depict the chosen word. The selected word is used and defined, and additional words beginning with the same letter are introduced.
About the Author
Janet Clement is a provider consultant for center-based childcare and offers technical assistance and training to sites serving children from infancy through elementary school for before- and after-school care. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
About the Illustrator
Albert G. Rodriguez’s formal arts training includes schooling at the High School of Art and Design and City College of New York, both in New York, New York.
By Janet Clement
Illustrated by Albert G. Rodriguez
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Alphabet
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Religion / Judaism
32 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
31 color illus.
Ages 5-8 Grades K-3