Early on, kids are taught the importance of taking care of their teeth. Dentists play a pivotal role in helping children maintain good hygiene, as well as protecting their pearly whites for years to come. Engaging pictures and easy-to-read text introduce children to the world of dentistry and help them see their own dentists in a new light! Additional features include a table of contents, informational captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, a Think-About-It section, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF038000, JNF000000, JNF011000|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Hello! My Name Is Jasmine
- I Could Be a Dentist!
- Learn About This Neighborhood Helper!
- Who Can Become a Dentist?
- Meet a Dentist!
- Where Can I Learn to Be a Dentist?
- What Does a Dentist Need to Do the Job?
- Where Does a Dentist Work?
- Who Works with Dentists?
- When Did People Start Using Dental Floss?
- I Want to Be a Dentist!
- Why Dont You Try Being a Dentist?
- Think About It
- Find Out More
Author: Cecilia Minden
Cecilia Minden, PhD, is the former director of the Language and Literacy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is now a reading consultant for school and library publications. She earned her PhD in reading education from the University of Virginia. Cecilia and her husband Dave Cupp live outside Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They enjoy sharing their love of reading with their grandchildren, Chelsea and Qadir.