Written by Donna Klockars ; illustrated by Bill Helin, Tsimshian (Ts'msysen), Tlingit.
Raven likes to make plans for his animal friends. He has decided that his community should be strong. He asks all his animal friends to come to a Talking Circle.
Each animal is asked to bring an idea about how they can help make their community strong.
What ideas do you predict the animals will bring to the Talking Circle?
Educator & Series Information
The Pine Forest Community 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: 20