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My father's dragon

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Publisher:
Knopf :
Pub. Date:
[1987], c1948.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 1
Fountas & Pinnell:
N
Description

The Newbery Honor-winning classic about a daring dragon rescue! When Elmer Elevator hears about the baby dragon being held captive on Wild Island, he knows just what to do. First, he packs his knapsack with important supplies, like chewing gum, lollipops, and lots of rubberbands. Then he stows away on a ship headed for theisland. Along the way, Elmer meets many exotic animals. Each tries to sidetrack him, but Elmer has sometricks up his sleeve . . . or more precisely, in his knapsack. One way or another, he will rescue the dragon! First published in 1948, My Father's Dragon has delighted generations of young readers. It is classic storytelling at its finest.

AN ALA NOTABLE BOOK A COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS TEXT EXEMPLAR IN APPENDIX B "A real delight." -- The New Yorker

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ISBN:
9780394884608
9780394890487
9780833508911
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 5.6, 1 Points
Fountas & Pinnell:
N
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full_title my father s dragon
author gannett ruth stiles
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-04-16 04:36:35AM

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accelerated_reader_point_value 1
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author Gannett, Ruth Stiles.
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display_description A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.
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primary_isbn 9780394884608
publishDate 1987
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recordtype grouped_work
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series Three tales of my father's dragon
series_with_volume Three tales of my father's dragon|bk. 1.
subject_facet Animals -- Fiction, Dragons -- Juvenile fiction, Dragons -- Stories
title_display My father's dragon
title_full My father's dragon / story by Ruth Stiles Gannett ; illustrations by Ruth Chrisman Gannett
title_short My father's dragon
topic_facet Animals, Dragons, Stories