ISBN-10: 1620143488
ISBN-13: 9781620143483
Author: Elliott, Zetta
Illustrated by: Strickland, Shadra
Interest Level: 3-6
Publisher: Lee and Low

Publication Date: March 2017

Copyright: 2008

Page Count: 48

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Interest Level

Grades 3-6

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Z
Lexile: AD600L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying

Bird, an artistic young African American boy, expresses himself through drawing as he struggles to understand his older brother's drug addiction and death, while a family friend, Uncle Son, provides guidance and understanding.