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Nonfiction Monday: Reindeer

Here's a fiction/nonfiction book pair about reindeer for K-2.

Facts First

Main_3Far North
by Jan Reynolds

Reading level: K-2
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Lee and Low Books

Kari and Sara live in the far north above the Arctic circle. They are Sami and live with the reindeer they herd year round.

Pair With

9780811818070_lg_4Olive, the Other Reindeer 
by J.otto Siebold and Vivian Walsh

Reading level: K-2
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books

Olive the dog mishears a Christmas song and thinks she must go help Santa.

Activities...

Make reindeer crafts.

Read about the reindeer in our U.S. parks. (Another name for reindeer is caribou.)

Print this Reindeer Shape Book.

Try this Reindeer Food craft.

Use these simple Reindeer Games Mazes.

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