When Zachary Beaver Came to Town Common Core Teacher's Guide
Set in the summer of 1971, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt is a coming-of-age story that deals sensitively and candidly with obesity, war, and the true power of friendship. Supplement your book study with the classroom resources in this printable teacher's guide: a pre-reading activity; discussion questions; and Common Core-aligned activities for reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Macmillan Children's Publishing Group is home to many of the most highly acclaimed and noteworthy children's imprints in publishing: Farrar Straus Giroux, Feiwel and Friends, First Second, Henry Holt, Priddy Books, Roaring Brook Press, and Square Fish. MCPG authors and illustrators include Eric Carle, Jack Gantos, Kimberly Willis Holt, Lloyd Alexander, and Peter Sis; memorable characters include Bad Kitty and Carl the Rottweiler.