The Wounded Lion
A Tale from Spain
From the Series Tales of Honor
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.
|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||3.6|
|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.