The Heart of a Monkey

The Heart of a Monkey

The Heart of a Monkey

The Heart of a Monkey

The Heart of a Monkey

The Heart of a Monkey

The Heart of a Monkey

Folktale (fiction), 383 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 510L

A friendly monkey finds herself in danger when she trusts a shark. Before she is eaten, she must find a way to outsmart the shark and return safely to her fruit tree. Colorful illustrations and an engaging story will keep readers interested in reading more in The Heart of a Monkey. This book can be used to teach students how to determine cause and effect and to recognize past-tense verbs in writing.