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Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon
by Margaret Wise Brown

Contains over 60 Sight Words

Both of my children loved reading this book when they were young. We typically read this book every night before bed. I often wondered why they enjoyed this book so much as there’s minimal content – that’s what makes it a good book! It contains rhymes and repetition; two good components in a picture book. In addition, my children loved pointing to the items in the picture. Unfortunately this book does not contain a lot of sight words, they represent 48% on the content. However, if you include the word goodnight, the content increases significantly to over 63% (good is a sight word and night is included on Dolch’s list of common nouns). While this book lacked sight word content, its use of repetition and rhymes make it a great picture book. We give this book 4 stars.

Product Details
Reading level: Ages 3 and up
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins (September 6, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0060775858
ISBN-13: 978-0060775858
Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 10.3 x 0.5 inches

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