The Boy and the North Wind
A Tale from Norway
From the Series Tales of Honor
In Norway, the cold winds blow from the north. But when the wind blows away the flour carried by the baker’s young son, he sets out on a journey to insist it be returned. Themes: perseverance, intelligence.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JUV012040, JUV012020, JUV030050|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||159756|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography and Glossary|
Author: Suzanne Barchers
Suzanne I. Barchers, Ed.D., began a career in writing and publishing after fifteen years as a teacher. She has written over 100 children's books, two college textbooks, and more than 20 reader's theater and teacher resource books. She previously held editorial roles at Weekly Reader and LeapFrog and is on the PBS Kids Media Advisory Board for the next generation of children's programming. Suzanne also plays the flute professionally—and for fun—from her home in Stanford, California. Suzanne is the author of Problem Solved! Readers and can be found online at www.suzannebarchers.com.
Illustrator: Laura Jacobsen
Laura Jacobsen has been drawing, painting, and doodling her whole life. Her work has appeared in many kids' magazines and books. Laura's two dogs, Hopper and Lucy, keep her company in her Gilbert, Arizona, studio.