Spring 2023

Black Cats

The Scoop on Superstitions
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Explores the superstition surrounding black cats, examines where the superstition came from, how and why it has continued to affect people over time, and whether people still believe it today. Additional features include a table of contents, Fast Facts, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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978-1-5038-6509-9
$21.95
978-1-5038-6723-9
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2023
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Stride
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-01-01
BISACS JNF052020, JNF016000, JNF052030
Dewey 390
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 800
Guided Reading Level T
Accelerated Reader® Quiz Pending
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
Online Resources

  • Cat Crossing
  • Stories of the Black Cat
  • Black Cats in History
  • Celebrating the Black Cat
  • Glossary
  • Fast Facts
  • One Stride Further
  • Find Out More
  • Index
Author: Clara MacCarald

Clara MacCarald is a freelance writer with a master's degree in biology. She lives with her family in an off-grid house nestled in the forests of central New York. When not parenting her daughter, she spends her time writing nonfiction books for kids.