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Blue Willow
Contributor(s): Gates, Doris, Lantz, Paul (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0140309241     ISBN-13: 9780140309249
Publisher: Puffin
    OUR PRICE: $8.40  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: September 1976
Annotation: A little girl, who wants most of all to have a real home and to go to a regular school, hopes that the valley her family has come to, which so resembles the pattern on her treasured blue willow plate, will be their permanent home.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Migrant labor; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Lifestyles
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Parents
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Homelessness & Poverty
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: BL 99789345
Lexile Measure: 920
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.00" W x 0.50" (0.35 lbs)
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 9
Reading Level: 6.5   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 6.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q01383
Reading Level: 6.4   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 9.0
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Contributor Bio(s): IV>Doris Gates was a librarian and writer of children's fiction. Blue Willow was groundbreaking in its use of realistic storytelling for children. Doris Gates is also known for her collections of Greek mythology, including A Fair Wind for Troy.