The Bears Upstairs
A Book of Creative Dramatics
A child plays with her toy bears using chairs and later serves them pears.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF052000, JNF053090, JNF013020|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||H|
|ATOS Reading Level||1.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||161976|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Activities for further learning and Glossary of key words|
Author: Jane Belk Moncure
Throughout her teaching and writing career, best-selling author Jane Belk Moncure has written over 300 books. She earned a Master's degree from Columbia University in Early Childhood Education and subsequently became one of the pioneers in this field. In 1956, she helped form the Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education, which established the first statewide standards for teachers of young children. Her books, inspired by her work in the classroom, have become standards in primary education, and her name is recognized across the country. Her success is reflected not only in her books' popularity with parents, children, and educators, but also by numerous awards, including the 1984 C. S. Lewis Gold Medal Award.
Illustrator: Patrick Girouard
Patrick Girouard has been illustrating books for almost 15 years but still looks remarkably lifelike. He loves reading, movies, coffee, robots, a beautiful red-haired lady named Rita, and especially his sons, Marc and Max. Here's an interesting fact: A dog named Sam lives under his drawing board. You can visit him (Patrick, not Sam) at www.pgirouard.com.