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Reading Champion: Coyote the Fire Thief

Reading Champion: Coyote the Fire Thief

In this retelling of a native American myth, Coyote feels sorry for the helpless humans and steals fire to bring them warmth and comfort. But the humans are not grateful for her gift and use the fire against Coyote and the natural world.

This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child’s reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.

The Key Stage 2 Reading Champion Books are suggested for use as follows:
Independent Reading 11: start of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 12: end of Year 3 or age 7+
Independent Reading 13: start of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 14: end of Year 4 or age 8+
Independent Reading 15: start of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 16: end of Year 5 or age 9+
Independent Reading 17: start of Year 6 or age 10+
Independent Reading 18: end of Year 6 or age 10+

Reviews

This is a retelling of a native American myth, thus fulfillimng the requirement to study stories from other cultures. Long ago, animals not humans ruled the world. Coyote was sorry for the helpless humans and steals fire to bring them warmth and comfort. Sadly, the humans were not grateful for her gift and use the fire against Coyote and the natural world, with disastrous consequences. Attractively illustrated, to make reading a pleasure, this chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for Key stage 2 readers aged 9-10. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
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