Leah's Pony
Leah's Pony
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Leah's Pony

Written by Elizabeth Friedrich & illustrated by Michael Garland
Published by Astra Young Readers
Prices as of Sep 30

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Set in the Dust Bowl of the 1930’s, here is a moving story that Parents Magazine calls a poignant tale of how a little girl with a big heart saves the family farm and inspires an entire town. Leah’s pony is swift and strong. Together they ride, crossing through cornfields and over pastures, chasing cattle as they gallop under summer skies. Then one year, the corn grows no taller than a man’s thumb. Locusts blacken the sky, and the earth turns to dust. Gone were the cornfields and pastures where Leah and her pony used to ride. It is the beginning of the great drought, and Leah’s father faces losing the family farm. But Leah’s bravely decides to act. This deeply felt story, vividly portrayed through stunning oil paintings, tells the story of a selfless young woman and her sacrifice for her family.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781563978289
    Publication Date
    September 1, 1999
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    42
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    95079657
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    42723614
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1563978288
    Lexile® Level
    580L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~O
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.3
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    13751
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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