|The Sign of the Beaver Reissue Edition
Contributor(s): Speare, Elizabeth George
ISBN: 0547577117 ISBN-13: 9780547577111
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2011
Annotation: In the late-eighteenth century, eleven-year-old Matt befriends an Indian boy of the Beaver clan who helps him survive alone in the wilderness.
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Frontier and pioneer life; Fiction.
- Indians of North America; Fiction.
- Survival; Fiction.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure | Survival Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical | United States
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Book type: Juvenile Fiction|
|Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.25" W x 0.50" (0.30 lbs) 135 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 138
Reading Level: 4.9 Interest Level: Middle Grades Point Value: 5.0
|Scholastic Reading Counts Info|
|Quiz #: Q10399
Reading Level: 5.7 Interest Level: Grades 3-5 Point Value: 7.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Contributor Bio(s): IV>
Elizabeth George Speare was born on November 21, 1908, in Melrose, Massachusetts. She attended Smith College and received bachelor's and graduate degrees from Boston University. Though she always wanted to be a writer, she didn't begin her career until after she had raised her family. Among her many wonderful works are two Newbery winning novels, The Witch of Blackbird Pond and The Bronze Bow, and the Newbery Honor book The Sign of the Beaver. In 1989 she was presented the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her substantial and enduring contribution to children's literature. Elizabeth George Speare died in 1994.
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