Squirrels introduces emergent readers to tree squirrels' features, habitat, and behaviors while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren?'t facing too many challenges at once. Squirrels includes tools for teachers and caregivers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. Squirrels is part of Jump!'s Backyard Animals series.