The Paper Crane

ISBN-10: 0688073336
ISBN-13: 9780688073336
Author: Bang, Molly
Illustrated by: Bang, Molly
Interest Level: P-2
Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: July 1987

Copyright: 1985

Page Count: 32

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Interest Level

Grades P-2

Reading Level

Guided Reading: L
Lexile: AD660L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
Grade Level Equivalent: 1

BISAC Subjects

Cranes (Birds); Fiction

Cranes (Birds); Fiction

Cranes (Birds); Fiction

A beautifully illustrated retelling of an ancient Japanese folktale by Molly Bang, the celebrated creator of numerous picture books including the Caldecott Honor Books Ten, Nine, Eight ; The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher ; and When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry . . . Business returns to a once-prosperous restaurant when a mysterious stranger pays for his meal with a magical paper crane that comes alive and dances. The Paper Crane is illustrated with cut-paper collages and paintings. It is a wonderful book to use with children learning about patterns in storytelling. "A delight to the eye and imagination."- The Horn Book . "An enchanting book."- School Library Journal Supports the Common Core State Standards
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