Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages of notes at the end of... show more
Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages of notes at the end of the story provide factual information about bats. “Delightful and informative but never didactic; a splendid debut.”--Kirkus Reviews
Publish date: April 30th 1993
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Pages no: 46
Edition language: English
I remember reading this back when I was in elementary school. This book is a charming story about a bat that was raised by a family of birds. I like how easily the Mama Bird took in Stellaluna and raised her as her own. This book would be great for a lesson about bats. Lexile: AD550 Reading Lev...
A bird raising a bat sounds uncommon but in Stellaluna that is exactly what happens. Stellaluna is separated from her family and ends being taken in by birds. This is a great story representing acceptance and family. The leveling system is The Lexile, reading level AD550L. The class can participate ...
Stellaluna is a sweet book that teaches children the importance of friendship. This book helps students understand that even if they do not have much in common with someone it does not mean they can not develop a sweet friendship. I would incorporate this book with a science lesson about bats. The b...
Stellaluna Guided Reading: Level N This is a great book that you could align with science. This is a story about a bat that gets lost and then is raised by birds. But then meets other bats and learns how to be a bat again. I would do a lesson about bats and read this book because it has great descri...
With this books reading level at ages 2 and up, this book is great for any age. You and your students will fall in love with this book and the cute animal characters such as the main character, a fruit bat named Stellaluna. When Stellaluna gets lost, she must give up her bat-like ways to survive whe...