Fly, eagle, fly!: an African fable

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Publisher:
Margaret K. McElderry Books,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 600L
Description
After a stormy night, a farmer, searching for his lost calf, finds a baby eagle that has been blown out of its nest. He takes it home and raises it with his chickens. When a friend comes to visit one day, he tells the farmer that an eagle should be flying high in the sky, not staying on the ground. "But this eagle walks like a chicken, eats like a chicken, even thinks like a chicken," the farmer replies. Twice, the farmer's friend tries to get the eagle to fly, but it sees the chickens on the ground and drops down each time. At last the friend, followed by the farmer, carries the young eagle back into the mountains and places the great bird on a rocky ledge, just before sunrise. As the air is filled with golden light and the sun appears, the friend cries, "Fly, Eagle, fly!" and the eagle raises its wings and soars upward, out of sight. This simply told yet dramatic story from Africa will delight children everywhere and encourage them to "lift off and soar," as Archbishop Tutu puts it in his foreword. In lovely, expressive paintings of great beauty, sparked with touches of humor, Niki Daly, an internationally known artist, catches the essence of this powerful tale.
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ISBN:
9780689823985
9781416975991
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 600L
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Grouping Title fly eagle fly an african fable
Grouping Author gregorowski christopher
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-19 04:47:59AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-22 04:54:26AM

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subject_facet Folklore -- Africa, Ghana
title_display Fly, eagle, fly! : an African fable
title_full Fly, eagle, fly! : an African fable / retold by Christopher Gregorowski ; pictures by Niki Daly
title_short Fly, eagle, fly! :
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