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The Day of Ahmed's Secret
Contributor(s): Heide, Florence Parry (Author), Parry, Florence H. (Author), Lewin, Ted (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0780747178     ISBN-13: 9780780747173
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 1995

Annotation: As young Ahmed delivers butane gas to customers all over the city of Cairo, he thinks, I have a secret. All day long, as he maneuvers his donkey cart through streets, down alleys, and past buildings, Ahmed keeps his secret safe inside. It is so special that he can only reveal it to his family at the end of the day. An ALA Notable Book. A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Full-color illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - Africa
Dewey: E
LCCN: 94045201
Age Level: 5-8
Grade Level: Kindergarten-3
Lexile Measure: 810 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.3" H x 9" W x 10.7" (0.80 lbs)
- Cultural Region - North Africa
Features: Ikids, Illustrated
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 7668
Reading Level: 3.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
As Ahmed delivers bottles of propane gas, he treasures a special secret he can't wait to share with his family. "Skillfully, the authors use the secret to sustain suspense...and to highlight the significance of Ahmed's poignant joy in his accomplishment....A handsome, affectionate book."--Kirkus Reviews.
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