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Contributor(s): McCully, Emily Arnold (Author)

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ISBN: 0823433145     ISBN-13: 9780823433148
Publisher: Holiday House
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2015
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Self-esteem & Self-reliance
- Juvenile Fiction | Imagination & Play
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers - Beginner
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: PreK-3
Lexile Measure: 320(Not Available)
Guided Reading: G (Grade 1)
Series: I Like to Read
Physical Information: 0.1" H x 7.5" W x 9.7" L (0.25 lbs) 24 pages
Themes:
- Topical - Self-Esteem
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2015 pg. 101
School Library Journal 03/01/2015 pg. 120
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 60 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 173697
Reading Level: 0.9   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
Fly into fun with a determined girl engineer named Min who finds a clever way to join her big sister's games. This Level G book is perfect for young readers building their vocabulary and skills

Big Sister Ann and her friend Bess are playing school--and Min wants to join in. But Ann tells Min she's not ready for school. Here is the line. says Ann, You may not step over it.

Min doesn't give up so easily, though--she finds a rock and a board, some rope and a tube, and builds herself a catapult and rocket. Launching herself into the air and over the line, Min ends up in the middle of the playdate without stepping over the line.

Beginning readers will cheer underdog Min's triumphant landing in this easy-to-read book that celebrates ingenuity and perseverance. Detailed watercolor illustrations by Caldecott medalist Emily Arnold McCully showcase the budding engineer's brilliant plan. They'll all play rocket scientists instead

The award-winning I Like to Read(R) series focuses on guided reading levels A through G, based upon Fountas and Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors--create original, high quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read with parents, teachers, or on their own

For early-to-mid first grade readers, Level G books feature more complex storylines than prior levels, and a wider variety of structure and punctuation. Illustrations offer support for decoding the more challenging vocabulary words introduced.


Contributor Bio(s): McCully, Emily Arnold: - Emily Arnold McCully received the Caldecott Medal for Mirette on the High Wire. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she has a lifelong interest in history and feminist issues. She divides her time between Chatham, New York, and New York City.
 
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