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Max Found Two Sticks
Contributor(s): Pinkney, Brian (Author), Pinkney, Brian (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0671787764     ISBN-13: 9780671787769
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 1994

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Lifestyles - City & Town Life
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
- Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts - Music
Dewey: E
LCCN: 93012525
Age Level: 5-8
Grade Level: Kindergarten-3
Lexile Measure: 690 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Series: Reading Rainbow Books
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 8.8" W x 11" (0.90 lbs) 40 pages
- Demographic Orientation - Urban
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: School Library Journal 07/01/1994 pg. 86
Booklist 04/01/1994 pg. 1441
Publishers Weekly 02/21/1994 pg. 253
Kirkus Review - Children 02/01/1994 pg. 148
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1994 pg. 286 - Superior,Well Above Average
Booklist 02/15/2001 pg. 1161
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 26996
Reading Level: 2.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
A young boy discovers the joys of making music in this rhythmic, irresistible picture book from Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Pinkey.

One day when Max doesn't feel like talking to anybody, he finds two sticks that make a perfect pair of drumsticks. He starts with a Pat...pat-tat on his thighs. Then he's Dum...dum-dedumming on some boxes. Until finally he's Cling...clang...da-BANGING on the garbage pails.

Suddenly, when a marching band Thump-di-di-thumps around Max's corner, the most wonderful thing happens, and Max learns that you don't need to talk to say how you feel--especially when you've got music.

Contributor Bio(s): Pinkney, Brian: - Brian Pinkney has illustrated numerous acclaimed books for children, including Martin Rising; In Your Hands; On the Ball; The Faithful Friend; Duke Ellington; and In the Time of the Drums. His many awards include two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King Illustration Award, four Coretta Scott King Illustration Honors, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Brian lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and frequent collaborator, Andrea Davis Pinkney. Visit him at BrianPinkney.net.
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