The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When the girl, Silence, is sent by the trees to save Yesterday, she doesn’t know what her task is, only that it is important. Returning to the village that cast her out, Silence recognizes her purpose: to join the dead with the living in an act that celebrates their memory.

Format Your Price
978-1-939547-24-8
$12.74
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2016
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-05-10
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039030, JUV012020, JUV012050
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.5 x 11
Lexile 990
Guided Reading Level Q
Features Awards, Original artwork, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Awards

  • Teacher Magazine 50 Sensational Books of Summer, Winner, 2016

Author: Julius Lester

Julius Lester has written more than 30 books for children. Among the awards his books have received are the Newbery Honor, Boston-Globe Horn Book, Coretta Scott King, National Book Award finalist, ALA Notable Book, National Jewish Book Award finalist, and New York Times Outstanding Book Award. He lives in Belchertown, Massachusetts.

Illustrator: Carl Angel

Carl Angel is an artist, illustrator and graphic designer whose work has been exhibited in galleries throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Hawaii. He has illustrated several children's books, most recently Sky High. He lives in Burbank, California.

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The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

When the girl, Silence, is sent by the trees to save Yesterday, she doesn’t know what her task is, only that it is important. Returning to the village that cast her out, Silence recognizes her purpose: to join the dead with the living in an act that celebrates their memory. View available downloads →