How Coyote Stole the Summer
[A Native American Folktale]
From the Series On My Own Folklore
Brrr! Coyote is always cold! That’s because it’s winter all year long. But Old Woman has something amazing called summer. It’s tied up in a little bag in her tipi. Coyote and his friends Wolf, Moose, Elk, Stag, and Antelope make a plan to steal summer. But when Coyote grabs the bag, Old Woman’s children chase after him. Will his plan work? Will everyone have a chance to share summer’s warmth? Find out what happens in this fast-paced tale!
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||On My Own Books|
|Imprint||First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.7|
|Reading Counts! Points||2.0|
|Dimensions||6 x 8.5|
|Guided Reading Level||N|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||122241|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Original artwork, Teaching Guides, and Websites|
Illustrator: Kelly Dupre
Author: Stephen Krensky
Stephen Krensky did not have the kind of childhood anyone would choose to write books about. It was happy and uneventful, with only the occasional bump in the night to keep him on his toes. He started writing at Hamilton College in upstate New York where he graduated in 1975. His first book, A Big Day for Scepters, was published in 1977, and he has now written over 100 fiction and nonfiction children's books––including novels, picture books, easy readers, and biographies. Mr. Krensky and his family live in Lexington, Massachusetts.
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On My Own Folklore
Folklore characters come to life in these magically illustrated titles. Each story shares both the facts and the fiction behind the tall tale and explains how the story became a part of folklore. View available downloads →