How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace
How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace
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How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace

Written by Carole Boston Weatherford & illustrated by Frank Morrison
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4 - 8
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48
Page count
9
Words per page
AD600L
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May 1, 2018
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One stormy night at sea, a wayward man named John Newton feared for his life. In his darkest hour he fell to his knees and prayed —and somehow the battered ship survived the storm. Grateful, he changed his ways and became a minister, yet he still owned a slave ship. But in time, empathy touched his heart. A changed man, he used his powerful words to help end slavery in England. Those words became the hymn “Amazing Grace,” a song that has lifted the spirit and given comfort across time and all over the world.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781481472067
    Publication Date
    May 1, 2018
    Publisher
    Atheneum Books for Young Readers
    Page Count
    48
    Words Per Page
    9
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017003372
    Lexile® Level
    AD600L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~O
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.3
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    195142
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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