Follow a classroom of kindergartners as they participate in a popular activity: hatching chicks. Listeners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch, and raising the chicks until they are old enough to return to the chicken coop.
Winner of the Cybils Award for Elementary Nonfiction
"Arnold captures the joy and mystery of this familiar unit of study." (Kirkus Reviews)
"Readers will come away with a good understanding of chickens' origins." (Booklist)
"An excellent addition to studies of animals, life cycles, or agriculture, as well as an excellent mentor text for the genre of photo essay and stories of classroom life." (SLJ's Classroom Bookshelf Blog)