Lisa has a homework assignment to measure something, so she decides to measure her dog Penny. How tall is she? How much does she weigh? How fast can she run to her food bowl? Lisa uses standard units like inches and centimeters, and nonstandard units like dog biscuits!
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A Junior Library Guild Selection.
K to Grade 4. 32 p. Full color art. Henry Holt, 1998.
0-8050-5360-3 (h) 0-8050-6572-5 (p).
PROJECT IDEA: Measure Me!
Use toy cars, raisins, cookies, or something even weirder to measure your height, around your head, the length of your arm, the width of your foot, and so on.