Whale in a Fishbowl
Whale in a Fishbowl
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Whale in a Fishbowl

Written by Troy Howell & illustrated by Richard Jones
Hardcover
$17.99
$16.97
4 - 8
Reading age
42
Page count
14
Words per page
~361L
Lexile measure
May 22, 2018
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Wednesday is a whale who lives in a fishbowl smack dab in the middle of a city—it’s the only home she’s ever known. Cars whizz around her and people hurry past; even the sun and moon circle above. But if she leaps high enough out of her bowl, Wednesday can see it: a calm bit of blue off in the distance. When a girl in a paisley dress tells Wednesday “You belong in the sea,” the whale starts to wonder, what is the sea? Readers will cheer—and get all choked up— when, one day, Wednesday leaps higher than ever before and sets in motion a breathtaking chain of events that will carry her to her rightful home. Touching, and ultimately uplifting, here is a story about a lonely creature longing to be free—and longing to find someone just like her.

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homelonelinessthe oceanwhalesmarine lifesea creatureshuman-animal relationshipssocial themesnew experiencessurvival storiesseas

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781524715182
    Publication Date
    May 22, 2018
    Publisher
    Random House Children's Books
    Page Count
    42
    Words Per Page
    14
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017024602
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~361L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~K
    ATOS® Book Level
    2.6
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    503503
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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