Ragweed
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Ragweed

Written by Avi & illustrated by Brian Floca
Book #1 in the Poppy Stories Series
$7.99
$7.43
7 - 11
Reading age
208
Page count
162
Words per page
690L
Lexile measure
Jun 9, 2020
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What's Ragweed About

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The first book in the beloved Poppy series by Newbery Medal-winning author Avi, with illustrations from Caldecott Medal-winning artist Brian FlocaA mouse has to do what a mouse has to do. Ragweed is determined to see the world. He leaves his family and cozy country home and sets off by train for the big city. What wonders await him: music, excitement, new friends…and cunning, carnivorous cats!Silversides is the purring president of F.E.A.R. (Felines Enraged About Rodents), a group dedicated to keeping cats on top, people in the middle, and mice on the bottom. Can Ragweed and his motley yet musical crew of city nice–Clutch, Dipstick, Lugnut, and Blinker–band together to fight their feline foe?

What Kind of Book is Ragweed

Primarily about

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • Ragweed meets a few friends who help him transition to city life. Who are your closest friends, and what have they taught you?
  • The mice need to band together to put up a fight against the cats. How does teamwork help, and what in your life might be easier if you asked for help from others?

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Book Details

ISBN
9780380801671
Publication Date
June 9, 2020
Publisher
HarperCollins
Page Count
208
Words Per Page
162
Audience
Juvenile Reader
Reading Age
7 - 11 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
98055160
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
49422632
Lexile® Level
690L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~P
ATOS® Book Level
4.4
Accelerated Reader® Points
5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
41629
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
MG

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