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Sam, Bangs & Moonshine

Written & illustrated by Evaline Ness
Published by Square Fish
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May 15, 1971
Publication Date
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Pages
7-12
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Samantha (known as Sam) is a fisherman’s daughter who dreams rich and lovely dreams–moonshine, her father says. But when her tall stories bring disaster to her friend Thomas and her cat Bangs, Sam learns to distinguish between moonshine and reality.

Sam, Bangs & Moonshine is the winner of the 1967 Caldecott Medal.

What Kind of Book is Sam, Bangs & Moonshine

Themes:
lying
imagination
Categories:
caldecott
classics
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote Sam, Bangs & Moonshine

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Evaline Ness

<b>Evaline Ness</b> (1911-1986) illustrated more than thirty books for young readers and also wrote many of her own. In addition to winning the Caldecott Honor for <i>A Pocketful of Cricket</i>, she received the Caldecott Medal for <i>Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine</i>. She left a huge mark on the world of children’s literature.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780805003154
Publication Date:
May 15, 1971
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
66007085
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
15669964
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0805003150
Lexile® Level:
590L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.6
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
686
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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