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Jan's Big Bang

By Monica Hughes, Illustrated by Carlos Freire

$5.95 Paperback
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Series: Formac First Novels

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Taking part in the Science Fair is a big deal for Grade Three kids, but Jan and her best friend Sarah are ready for the challenge. Still, finding a safe project isn't easy, and the girls discover that getting ready for the fair can cause a whole lot of trouble.

...such books teach young readers new words and they give young readers practice in developing automatic recognition of sight words, needed to help them attain fluency.
Jan and Sarah overcome each obstacle in a way that young readers will find satisfying and have just enough adventures to keep readers turning the pages. Carlos Freire's illustrations support the text with interesting details.

- Canadian Childrens Literature

...such books teach young readers new words and they give young readers practice in developing automatic recognition of sight words, needed to help them attain fluency.
Jan and Sarah overcome each obstacle in a way that young readers will find satisfying and have just enough adventures to keep readers turning the pages. Carlos Freire's illustrations support the text with interesting details.

- Canadian Childrens Literature

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 64 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1997
ISBN: 9780887803840
Format: 7in x 4.25in
Black and white illustrations.

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 1st January 1997
ISBN: 9780887803857
Binding: Hardback

BISAC Code:  JUV019000
Imprint: Formac

Interest age: From 5 To 10

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First Novels

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  • Award-winning authors and illustrators
  • Chapter book format, with short chapters and amusing b&w illustrations
  • Reading level: grade 2.0-3.0
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"young readers will appreciate the accessible text, action-filled black-and-white illustrations and discrete chapters that end on suspenseful notes" — Kirkus Reviews

First Novels are humorous, easy-to-read novels that encourage children to begin reading on their own. The series features vibrant, loveable characters, age-appropriate plots and lively illustrations. The books deal with themes kids face every day such as teasing, friendship, competition and multiculturalism.