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The Wednesday Surprise
Contributor(s): Bunting, Eve (Author), Carrick, Donald (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0395547768     ISBN-13: 9780395547762
Publisher: Clarion Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 1989

Annotation: A loving story about a proud granddaughter and her successful efforts to teach her grandmother to read. A plug for literacy is just the bonus; the real focus is on the lessons old and young share when they learn to read each other's hearts. School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and 1989 ALA Notable Book.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - Multigenerational
Dewey: E
LCCN: 88012117
Age Level: 4-7
Grade Level: Preschool-2
Lexile Measure: 540(Not Available)
Guided Reading: M (Grade 2)
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 8.6" W x 8.2" (0.25 lbs) 32 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/12/1990
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 5248
Reading Level: 2.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Anna and Grandma are planning a surprise for Dad's birthday. Dad thinks he has received all his presents, but Grandma stands up and gives him the best one of all: she reads aloud the stories that Anna has taught her.

Contributor Bio(s): Bunting, Eve: -

Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.

Carrick, Donald: - Donald Carrick has illustrated many children's books. He lives in Edgartown, Massachusetts.
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