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Contributor(s): Redmond, Shirley Raye (Author), Ettlinger, Doris (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689854862     ISBN-13: 9780689854866
Publisher: Simon Spotlight
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: November 2003

Annotation: During World War II, carrier pigeons were used to send messages across enemy lines. G.I. Joe was one such pigeon, working closely with British and American troops to help them communicate over long distances and coordinate their attacks. Full color.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - Military & Wars
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Birds
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers - Beginner
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2002008842
Age Level: 5-7
Grade Level: Kindergarten-2
Lexile Measure: 90(Not Available)
Series: Ready-To-Read - Level 2
Physical Information: 0.25" H x 6" W x 9" (0.15 lbs) 32 pages
- Chronological Period - 1940's
- Cultural Region - Italy
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 10/15/2003 pg. 1275
School Library Journal 12/01/2003 pg. 138
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2003 pg. 208 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2004 pg. 208 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 74659
Reading Level: 2.5   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
In a town in Italy during World War II the people have surrendered without firing a shot. But American warplanes are due to arrive, and the radio's broken, so no one can tell them to call off the attack G. I. Joe, a carrier pigeon, is the only one who can take the message to the Americans. Will he make it in time and save the town?

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