Bird In A Box
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Annotation: In 1936, three children meet at the Mercy Home for Negro Orphans in New York State, and while not all three are orphans, they are all dealing with grief and loss which together, along with the help of a sympathetic staff member and the boxing matches of Joe Louis, they manage to overcome. Includes author's notes.
Catalog Number: #50644
Binding Type: Perma-Bound (from Original Paperback)
Common Core/STEM: Common Core Recommended
Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.
Pages: 278 p.
ISBN: Publisher: 0-316-07402-0 Perma-Bound: 0-605-49683-8
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-316-07402-5 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-49683-5
Dimensions: 20 cm.
Reviewing Agencies: Starred Review for Kirkus Reviews , ALA Booklist (4/1/11) , Horn Book (8/1/11) , Publishers Weekly , School Library Journal (3/1/11)
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274).
Word Count: 40,861
Reading Level: 4.2
Interest Level: 4-7
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.2 / points: 6.0 / quiz: 143646 (05/23/11) / grade: Middle Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:4.2 / points:10.0
Guided Reading Level: V
Fountas & Pinnell: V