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Exciting Fact and Fiction Book Pairings

What do fact and fiction book pairings do? Help readers understand the difference between the genres Reinforce new vocabulary Inform a compare-and-contrast discussion Deepen understanding by helping readers make connections  Build kids’ excitement for learning! Wildfires & Life Cycles FACT This STEM-based picture book explains what wildfires are and how …

Interview with Rachel Page, Senior Book Designer at Orca

Who’s Looking? is a nonfiction picture book written by Carol Matas and illustrated by Cornelia Li. It tells the story of a young girl and her baby sister’s outdoor adventures overseen by local wildlife. The way the animals and insects view the girls is very different from how the girls see each other. The art reflects the world as viewed by the animals, along with the text explaining some science behind each animal’s unique type of vision.