Please check the Menu tab on the left for links to our other resources such as Kanopy,, and Rosetta Stone.

Jamela's dress

Book Cover
Average Rating
Jamela books volume 1.
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 620L
"Jamela's mother purchases a length of costly fabric for a wedding, and after washing it, leaves Jamela in charge of the cloth while it dries. Jamela, however, can't resist playing dress-up...[A] warmly evocative picture book, set in South Africa."-Starred/Publishers Weekly
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Accelerated Reader:
Level 3.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 620L
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 4a874f9e-b94e-6956-9a0a-2a587e76e124
Grouping Title jamela s dress
Grouping Author daly niki
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-10 06:31:49AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-14 04:55:18AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.3
author Daly, Niki.
author_display Daly, Niki
display_description Jamela gets in trouble when she takes the expensive material intended for a new dress for Mama, parades it in the street, and allows it to become dirty and torn.
id 4a874f9e-b94e-6956-9a0a-2a587e76e124
isbn 9780374336677
last_indexed 2018-11-14T09:55:18.303Z
lexile_code AD: Adult Directed
lexile_score 620
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
primary_isbn 9780374336677
publishDate 1999
record_details ils:a154398|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Farrar, Straus Giroux,|c1999.|1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
series Jamela books
series_with_volume Jamela books|1
subject_facet Blacks -- South Africa -- Fiction, Clothing and dress -- Juvenile fiction, South Africa -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Jamela's dress
title_full Jamela's dress / story & pictures by Niki Daly
title_short Jamela's dress
topic_facet Blacks, Clothing and dress