Home in the Sky
by
Jeannie Baker

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Focus on Fiction - Authors on the Net A-D  A page on Jeannie Baker, the author.
Teaching Naturally - Books for kids of all ages  A list of books that have environmental themes for students of all ages.
Instructional Vocabulary   Additional vocabulary for Matthew and Tilly, The Letter, Little Nino's Pizzeria, A Birthday Basket for Tia, Nature Spy, Home in the Sky, Dear Mr. Blueberry, Julius, Truman's Aunt Farm, Abuela, The Mysterious Tadpole and more!
Word List:
scrap

sweeping

whistles

* abandoned *

stroke

* snatch *

nestle

coop

unfamiliar

* instinct *

* usual *

band

Vocabulary:
whistles: makes high-pitched sounds through pursed lips.
abandoned: left or given up permanently.
snatch: grab.
instinct: inborn prompting or reacting.
usual: ordinary; common.

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