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Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale / illus. by Blair Lent.

Dayrell, Elphinstone, 1869-1917 (Author). Lent, Blair (Illustrator).
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  • 19 of 20 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Eastern Branch JUV 398.2 DAY (Text) 36804000044092 NONFIC-J Available -
Brookston Prairie Township Public Library - Brookston J 398.2 DAY (Text) 38209000168032 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Camden-Jackson Twp Public Library - Camden J 398.2 DAY (Text) 74082000008516 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood J 398.2 DAY (Text) 36626101685105 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville KID PIC FOLKTALES (Text) 37516001612931 Kid Picture Folktales Available -
Kirklin Public Library - Kirklin J398.2 Day Caldecott (Text) 34123000017620 Children's Library, 1st Floor Available -
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange j 398.2 DAY (Text) 30477000137210 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Ligonier Public Library - Ligonier j 398.2 D (Text) 73571000000774 Children's Room Available -
Linden Carnegie Public Library - Linden J 398.2 DAY (Text) 34239000101323 Children's Library, Lower Level Available -
Linton Public Library - Linton PIC DAY (Text) 30149000779636 Picture Book In process -
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  • ISBN: 0395539633
  • ISBN: 0395296099
  • Physical Description: 26 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1989, c1968.

Content descriptions

General Note: First published in 1914 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa.
Citation/References Note: Elem. School Library Collection, March 1998
School Library Journal starred
Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.)
Horn Book
Summary, etc.: An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them.
Target Audience Note: 4.3
570 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.1 0.5 29778.
Reading Counts RC K-2 4.3 1 Quiz: 12620 Guided reading level: K.
Awards Note: Caldecott Medal/Honor
Subject: Folklore > Africa.

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