The Wounded Lion

A Tale from Spain

From the Series Tales of Honor

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Day after day, a poor young girl discovers a lion who needs her help. In time, her care for the lion and her dreams of a better life intersect in a most unusual way. Themes: compassion, bravery, perseverance.

Format Your Price
978-1-936163-95-3
$29.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2014
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Text Type Folktale/Legend
BISACS JUV012020, JUV030050, JUV012040
Dewey 398.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 580
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 159761
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: John Joven

John Joven got his start as a graphic designer and illustrator when he was 8 years old. He shares his passion for drawing and painting with his wife and two children at home in Bogota, Colombia.