This book teaches emerging readers 3 high-frequency words by showing examples of before and after. The high-frequency words are used in simple, meaningful sentences that aid in memorization and engagement. Through repetition and multiple exposures to each word, children will achieve mastery of these high-frequency Fry words: it, was, and is. The bright images and clever text bring the words to life. Emerging readers will discover the joy of independent reading as they are introduced to nonfiction content.