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    Words Are CATegorical ®
    Paperback Classroom Set
    Paperback

    Millbrook Press
    Genre/Interest: Language Arts
    Academic Subject: English

    # of Books included:

    ISBN-10: 0-8225-8818-8

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8225-8818-4

    Dewey: 400
    Reading Grade Level: 3

    Interest Grade Level: 2 - 5

    24 Award(s)

    51 Review(s)
    List Price : $165.06

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    Description
    The best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series introduces young readers to different types of words through rhyming verse and illustrations of comical cartoon cats. Offering a lighthearted perspective, each title shows readers the fun and entertaining world of language.
    Titles included in this Series
    What Is an Adverb?
    Paperback
    978-1-57505-919-8
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous illu...
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    What Is an Adjective?
    Paperback
    978-1-57505-554-1
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Jenya Prosmitsky
    Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse. Adjectives like f...
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    What Are Homonyms and Homophones?
    Paperback
    978-0-8225-6710-3
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and homophones ...
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    What Is a Pronoun?
    Paperback
    978-0-8225-6469-0
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of pronouns. Key pronoun...
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    More about Adverbs
    Paperback
    978-1-58013-937-3
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What is an adverb? It's hard to explain but easy to show—and that's just what this book does, in rhyming, comical verse that will have readers giggling as they learn. Cartoon cats guide readers ...
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    More about Nouns
    Paperback
    978-1-58013-934-2
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    One book couldn't possibly be enough to cover the topic of nouns. The cats are back with their comical examples to drive home to readers just what a noun is. Specific types of nouns—such as abst...
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    What Is a Noun?
    Paperback
    978-1-57505-417-9
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Jenya Prosmitsky
    What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain—and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Promitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for young re...
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    What Is a Synonym?
    Paperback
    978-0-8225-6877-3
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    “Word-Nerd” Brian P. Cleary and highly-acclaimed illustrator Brian Gable collaborate to clarify the concept of synonyms for young readers with playful, lively, and whimsical rhymes and hum...
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    More about Adjectives
    Paperback
    978-1-58013-936-6
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    One book is never enough to explore the wide range of amazing adjectives! The crazy cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the potent power of adjectives to describe the wonderful wor...
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    What Are Similes and Metaphors?
    Paperback
    978-0-7613-3945-8
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    Are you as clever as a fox? Or perhaps you're as sharp as any spike? If so, this book will be a piece of cake! Clever rhymes from Brian P. Cleary and humorous illustrations from Brian Gable present si...
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    More about Verbs
    Paperback
    978-1-58013-935-9
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    One book is never enough to explore the wide range of verbs! The crazy cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of both action verbs and linking verbs. Brian P. Cleary's playf...
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    What Is an Antonym?
    Paperback
    978-0-8225-9025-5
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What Is an Antonym? You’ll find the answer inside this book—it’s all about antonyms! Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable creatively clarify (not confuse) the concept o...
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    More about Antonyms
    Paperback
    978-1-58013-939-7
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What Is an Antonym? One book is never enough to explore the wide range of antonyms! The zany (not ordinary) cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of these opposites. Brian ...
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    More about Synonyms
    Paperback
    978-1-58013-938-0
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    One book is never enough to explore the wide range of synonyms! The crazy and zany cats deliver loads of additional examples to illustrate the power of synonyms to make writing superb or terrific. Bri...
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    What Is a Verb?
    Paperback
    978-1-57505-418-6
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Jenya Prosmitsky
    What is a verb? It's easier to show than explain! In this fun and animated introduction to grammar, rhyming verse is used to creatively clarify the concept of verbs. Chock-full of colorful, lively exa...
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    What Is a Preposition?
    Paperback
    978-1-57505-201-4
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the clover, about,...
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    What Is a Conjunction?
    Paperback
    978-0-7613-8503-5
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What is a conjunction? You'll find the answer inside this book—because it's chock-full of conjunctions! Brian P. Cleary's playful yet informative rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous but helpful il...
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    What's a Contraction?
    Paperback
    978-0-7613-8504-2
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What's a Contraction? You'll find the answer inside this book―it's brimming with contractions! Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous illustrations don't shy away from creat...
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    What Is an Interjection?
    Paperback
    978-1-4677-0900-2
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What is an interjection? Oh, my! You’ll find the answer inside this book—it’s packed with interjections. Dear me! Brian P. Cleary’s playful rhymes and Brian Gable’s humor...
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    What Is a Compound Word?
    Paperback
    978-1-4677-1379-5
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What is a compound word? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's a stockpile of compound words! Brian P. Cleary's upbeat rhymes and Brian Gable's sidesplitting illustrations bring compound ...
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    What Are Irregular Plurals?
    Paperback
    978-1-4677-2627-6
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What are irregular plurals? You'll find the answer inside this book—full of ponies, teeth, potatoes, and geese! Brian P. Cleary's whimsical rhymes and Brian Gable's comical illustrations team up...
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    What Is a Palindrome?
    Paperback
    978-1-4677-2628-3
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What is a palindrome? Read this book forward or backward to find out! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable pair up to wow readers with playful rhymes and eye-catching illustrations that i...
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    What Are Comparatives and Superlatives?
    Paperback
    978-1-4677-6078-2
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Brian Gable
    What are comparatives and superlatives? After reading this book, you'll have a much clearer idea and will be the best at forming these descriptive words! Brian P. Cle...
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    What Is a Prefix?
    Paperback
    978-1-4677-9383-4
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Martin Goneau
    What is a prefix? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's overflowing with prefixes. Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Martin Goneau's ...
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    What Is a Suffix?
    Paperback
    978-1-5124-0088-5
    By: Brian P. Cleary Illustrated By: Martin Goneau
    What is a suffix? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's overflowing with wonderful suffixes. Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations creatively present...
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    Authors in this Series
    Illustrators in this Series
    Awards for this Series
    Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
    Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection
    Junior Library Guild Selection
    American Bookseller Kids' Pick of the Lists
    Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection
    NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts
    CBC Children's Choices
    Benjamin Franklin Award
    SSLI Book Award
    Reviews in this Series
    Booklist
    "Cleary's verse sets the tone, clearly setting out to offer entertainment as well as instruction....Gable creates energetic, comical scenes based on a few words; a cast of madcap, dressed-animal characters; and some unusual color combinations. A useful, amusing introduction." —Booklist
    Kirkus Reviews
    "Gable's illustrations are the true stars here, his feline characters brimming with personality.... better than many grammar books—definitely one to check out." —Kirkus Reviews