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Levi Strauss gets a bright idea : a fairly fabricated story of a pair of pants / written by Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Stacy Innerst.

Johnston, Tony, 1942- (Author). Innerst, Stacy, (illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE JOH (Text) 39206020545925 J Picture Book - Stories Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780152061456
  • ISBN: 0152061452
  • Physical Description: 1. volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 x 25 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.

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Summary, etc.:
Retells, in tall-tale fashion, how Levi Strauss went to California during the Gold Rush, saw the need for a sturdier kind of trouser, and invented jeans.
Target Audience Note:
AD610L Lexile
Decoding demand: 79 (high) Semantic demand: 97 (very high) Syntactic demand: 83 (very high) Structure demand: 84 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Strauss, Levi, 1829-1902 > Juvenile fiction.
Strauss, Levi, 1829-1902 > Fiction.
Jeans (Clothing) > Fiction.
Clothing and dress > Fiction.
Gold mines and mining > California > Fiction.
Tall tales.
California > History > 1850-1950 > Fiction.

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