Written by Brenda Boreham ; illustrated by Bill Helin, Bill Helin, Tsimshian (Ts'msysen), Tlingit.
Western Red Cedar trees grow in the shady forests of the Pacific Northwest Coast. They can grow very large (up to 70 metres) and live to a great age (there are trees that are estimated to be 1,000 years old).
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Educator & Series Information
The Western Red Cedar is part of the Strong Readers: Set B series. Set B is a continuation of Set A. The mixture of fiction and non-fiction books, from levels 11 through 20, expands on frog, bear, eagle, and raven, considering their full lifecycles.
The Strong Readers are a guided/leveled reading series chock full of science, numeracy, social responsibility, language arts and oral language teachings. Strong Readers are rich with scaffolded text features and have beautiful illustrations and photographs. The entire series is interconnected and follows the cultural values of frog, bear, eagle and raven throughout.
Guided Reading Level: 19