The Great Divide by Suzanne Slade
(What's the Difference?)

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Animals, like people, enjoy spending time with their friends and family. Many groups of animals have their own unique names. Did you know group of gorillas is called a band? And a bunch of billy goats is a tribe? Following in the footsteps of Multiply on the Fly (multiplication), What’s New at the Zoo? (addition) and What’s the Difference? (subtraction), this rhythmic, fun-to-read-aloud book introduces children to division as they conquer bands, tribes, mobs and more.

4 pg For Creative Minds educational section in the back
Aligned to State Standards / Lexile, Guided Reading, AR, Reading Counts, and Fountas & Pinnell
 

About Suzanne Slade

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Suzanne Slade (What's the Difference?, Spring 2010, What's New at the Zoo?, and Animals are Sleeping) is the author of over 80 books for children. Her works include picture books, biographies, as well as many non-fiction titles about animals, sports, insects, planets, and various science topics. One of her favorite parts of the writing process is researching and learning about new topics. Ms. Slade lives near Chicago with her husband, Mike, two children, and their tiny dog, Corduroy.
 
Published July 1, 2012 by Sylvan Dell Publishing. 18 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Slade uses an appealing formula to simultaneously teach readers about both animal collective nouns and division.

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All the animals were grouped together, so you really didn’t have to divide – all you had to do was count how many groups were on the page.

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Did you know that animals like having pals, just like humans?

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