Skippyjon Jones

By Judy Schachner
Ages 3-8 | Grades PreS-3

Why Boys Will Read It:

Madcap adventures with a charismatic, melodramatic kitty.

What It's About:

A silly kitty that thinks he's a Chihuahua!

Make room for Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese kitten who is no ordinary kitten. Having a time-out in his room, he resorts to his imagination. Taking on the superhero persona of the great Spanish sword fighter El Skippito, he has the adventure of a lifetime, and readers are invited along.

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How to Teach It:

The perfect read-aloud!

Read the book to students once, slowly, to really introduce them to the characters and the bilingualism in the text. The, read the book aloud again, inviting students to call out the Spanish words or other words that they remember. Pretty soon, you'll be performing your own Reader's Theater!

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