Tops and Bottoms
Tops and Bottoms
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Tops and Bottoms

Written and illustrated by Janet Stevens
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4 - 7
Reading age
40
Page count
580L
Lexile measure
Jan 1, 1995
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Hare solves his family’s problems by tricking rich and lazy Bear in this funny, energetic version of an old slave story. With roots in American slave tales, Tops & Bottoms celebrates the trickster tradition of using one’s wits to overcome hardship. “As usual, Stevens’ animal characters, bold and colorful, are delightful. . . . It’s all wonderful fun, and the book opens, fittingly, from top to bottom instead of from side to side, making it perfect for story-time sharing.”–Booklist This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Stories)

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Book Details

ISBN
9780152928513
Publication Date
January 1, 1995
Publisher
Harcourt Brace
Illustration Details
The illustrations in this book were done in watercolor, colored pencil, and gesso on paper made by hand.
Page Count
40
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
4 - 7 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
93019154
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
27936542
Lexile® Level
580L
Scholastic Level
M
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~O
ATOS® Book Level
3.2
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
11397
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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