Project Description

Teacher’s Guide

A Place for Frogs (Revised)

Part of A Place for…

by Melissa Stewart
illustrated by Higgins Bond

This fact-filled, colorful book looks at the amazing world of frogs.

Stewart provides an intriguing look at frogs, the ecosystems that support their survival, and the efforts of some people to save them. Glorious full-color illustrations vividly and accurately depict frogs and their surroundings.

A Place for Frogs opens readers’ minds to a wide range of environmental issues, and provides instruction on how to help protect frogs in their communities.

Format: Hardcover
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-56145-901-8
Publication Date: 4/1/2016
Page Count: 32
Size: 10-3/8″ x 9-3/8″
Age Range: 6 – 10
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Price: $7.95
ISBN: 978-1-56145-902-5
Publication Date: 4/1/2016
Page Count: 32
Size: 10-3/8″ x 9-3/8″
Age Range: 6 – 10
Language: English
AR Level: 4.8
F&P: P, Gr 3, Genre I
Lexile: 930L
Themes: Frogs, Biodiversity, Environment, Habitats, Life Cycle
BISAC 1: JNF037020 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
BISAC 2: JNF051100 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
BISAC 3: JNF003190 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians


“A good starting place for environmental studies.” ―Booklist

“Beautifully illustrated… and makes a strong case for conservation.” ―School Library Journal

“A perfect resource.” ―National Science Teachers Association

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“Awesome amphibians are the stars of this amazing book… top-notch watercolor illustrations depict the diversity of these fascinating creatures.” ―Nashville Parent Magazine

“Author Melissa Stewart offers children a glimpse into the interconnectedness of our world and shows how the actions of one species can inadvertently harm another. Illustrator Higgins Bond’s colorful, realistically detailed watercolor illustrations highlight the diversity of the species” ―It’s About Time MaMaw

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NSTA Recommends ―National Science Teachers Association, 2011

Green Earth Book Award (Honor Book, Nonfiction) ―Newton Marasco Foundation, 2011

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Meet the Author

Melissa Stewart earned degrees from Union College and New York University and worked as an editor. She is the author of more than sixty books and lives in Massachusetts. You can visit her website here.

Meet the Illustrator

Higgins Bond received a BFA from the Memphis College of Art and has illustrated many books for children. She lives in Tennessee. You can visit her website here.