By Tara Lazar
Guided Reading Level M
Lexile Level AD540
Looking for a fun book that will reach out and grab voracious and reluctant readers in one swipe? Look no further than Tara Lazar’s Monstore. Readers love that the monsters in this book don’t do their job of keeping the younger sister out of the older brother’s room. After all, most students can relate to not wanting to do their job, or doing their job in a way that doesn’t quite match up with the authority figure’s expectation. Since the authority figure is the older brother, this book is every younger sibling’s dream come true. So sit back, relax and get ready to laugh. Monstore is bursting at the seams with monsters and delight. Oh, and don’t forget to look for the one-eyed monster, Peeps!
Whether it be for one specific student, a small group of kids, or a whole class, finding a "just right" book makes the teacher's and the students' day.