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The beckoning cat : based on a Japanese folktale / by Koko Nishizuka ; illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger.

Nishizuka, Koko. (Author). Litzinger, Rosanne. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE NIS (Text) 39206020170310 J Picture Book - Stories Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780823420513 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 0823420515 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2009.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
A retelling of the traditional Japanese tale describing the origins of the beckoning cat and how it came to be a symbol of good luck.
Target Audience Note:
AD590L Lexile
Decoding demand: 78 (high) Semantic demand: 83 (very high) Syntactic demand: 91 (very high) Structure demand: 86 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Folklore > Japan > Juvenile literature.
Cats > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Folklore > Japan.
Cats > Folklore.

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