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Granddad's fishing buddy / Mary Quigley ; illustrated by Stephane Jorisch.

Quigley, Mary, 1963- (Author). Jorisch, Stéphane, (illustrator.).
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  • 33 of 34 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 34 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch EF QUI (Text) 34207001282947 Juv Fiction Easy Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch E QUI (Text) 36880003824417 Juvenile Easy Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jPB QUI (Text) 37521529995146 AMPL Juvenile Picture Book (K-4) Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland E QUI HB (Text) 76277000023697 Easy Fiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville C QU (Text) 34706001069758 Childrens Available -
Butler PL - Butler J PIC QUIGLE (Text) 73174004001233 Childrens: Picture Books Available -
Clayton-Liberty Township Public Library - Main P QUI (Text) 38324000263863 Picture Books Available -
Culver Elementary School QUI (Text) 72456000006460 Easy Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library EJ QUI (Text) 33187002579015 EJ - Preschool-grade 3 Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg E QUI (Text) 32826011461175 J Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0803729421
  • ISBN: 9780803729421 :
  • Physical Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2007]

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Summary, etc.:
A young girl and her grandfather go fishing and meet up with the heron that always helps him find fish. It is summer on the lake, and Sara wants to fish with her granddad and his special fishing buddy. She promises that she will keep real quiet so she won't scare the fish, that she can row a boat without making it turn in circles, and that she can bait a hook . . . maybe. Granddad is convinced and they take a boat out on the water together. There, Sara meets the best fisherman on the lake, learns all of her granddad's fishing secrets, and creates some of her very own. Lyrical with touches of spot-on humor, this story captures the fun and loving relationship between a granddaughter and her grandfather, and their interaction with the natural world. Glowingly radiant artwork brings their relationship to life as Sara learns that sometimes the best fishing buddy is not always who you expect!
Target Audience Note:
AD 700 Lexile.
AD610L Lexile
Decoding demand: 68 (high) Semantic demand: 82 (very high) Syntactic demand: 88 (very high) Structure demand: 85 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 3.1 0.5
Subject: Fishing > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Herons > Fiction.
Fishing stories.
Grandfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Herons > Juvenile fiction.

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