Hey, Hey, Hay! A Tale of Bales and the Machines That Make Them
Hey, Hey, Hay! A Tale of Bales and the Machines That Make Them
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Hey, Hey, Hay! A Tale of Bales and the Machines That Make Them

Written by Christy Mihaly & illustrated by Joe Cepeda
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$17.99
$16.73
4 - 8
Reading age
32
Page count
7
Words per page
~301L
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Aug 14, 2018
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Every bale of hay has a little bit of summer sun stored in the heart of it— learn from a mother-daughter team how hay is made! Feeding her horses one cold and wintry day, a girl thinks about all the hard work that went into the fresh-smelling bales she’s using. The rhyming text and brilliant full-page paintings follow the girl and her mother through the summer as they cut, spread, dry and bale in the fields. Mower blades slice through the grass./A new row falls with every pass./Next we spread the grass to dry./The tedder makes those grasses fly! This celebration of summer, farming, and family, illustrated by Pura Belpré honor artist Joe Cepeda, includes a glossary of haymaking words, and a recipe for making your own switchel— a traditional farm drink, to cool you down in the summer heat. A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780823436668
    Publication Date
    August 14, 2018
    Publisher
    Holiday House
    Illustration Details
    The artwork was created with oils over acrylics on illustration board.
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    7
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~301L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~J
    ATOS® Book Level
    2.3
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    505499
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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