Catfish and Bass and Other Tales
Patricia J. Norton
Short Vowel Phonics
309 N. Jefferson, #222-C, Springfield, MO 65806
9780981771052, $19.95, www.shortvowelphonics.com
Mastery of English language is something that doesn't come overnight. "Catfish and Bass and Other Tales: Short Vowel Phonics 5" is a short picture book crafted to help young readers gain a better grasp of the finer words of the English language, using a charming story to get them feeding. Focusing on compound words and certain sounds, as well as use of y as a vowel, "Catfish and Bass and Other Tales" is a choice pick for the young child learning to read.
Guide to Summer Camps and Summer Schools
Porter Sargent Handbooks
11 Beacon St., Ste 1400, Boston, MA 02108-3099
9780875581705, $27.00, www.portersargent.com
Summer Camp has been a tradition for many children to spend their summer vacations for...