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Stellaluna Vocabulary

The vocabulary words from Stellaluna by Janelle Cannon
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Swooped
to come down upon something in a sudden, swift attack
Shrieking
a loud, sharp, shrill cry.
Tangle
to bring together into interlaced or intertwisted threads, strands, or other like parts; snarl.
Startling
creating sudden alarm, surprise, or wonder; astonishing
Clambered
to climb (something) awkwardly
Chirped
to make short sharp sounds
Hissed
to make or emit a sharp soundlike like a snake
Perched
any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch, or twig, for a bird, animal, or person to rest upon.

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