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Down by the River

Written by Andrew Weiner & illustrated by April Chu
Published by Abrams
Goodreads Rating - 3.6 / 5.0
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Jan 1, 1960
Publication Date
40
Pages
5-7
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One beautiful autumn day, Art sets out with his mother and grandfather for a fishing trip. Fishing days are Art’s favorite. He loves learning the ropes from Grandpa—the different kinds of flies and tackle and the trout that frequent their favorite river. Art especially appreciates Grandpa’s stories. But, this time, hearing the story about Mom’s big catch on her first cast ever makes Art feel insecure about his own fishing skills. But, as Art hooks a beautiful brown trout, he finds reassurance in Grandpa’s stories and marvels in the sport and a day spent with family, promising to continue the tradition with his own grandkids generations later.

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Who Wrote Down by the River

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Andrew Weiner

Andrew Weiner is a longtime publishing professional and an avid fly-fisher. He lives in Albany, California.

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Who Illustrated Down by the River

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April Chu

April Chu is an architect and an illustrator of children’s books, including Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine and In a Village by the Sea. She lives in Oakland, California

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781419722936
Publication Date:
January 1, 1960
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017001682
ASIN/ISBN 10:
141972293X
ATOS® Book Level:
3.2
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
503315
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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