Christmas Eve Blizzard

Andrea Vlahakis (author), Emanuel Schongut (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180036

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Description

A young boy and his abuelo push aside their Christmas preparation to rescue a beautiful cardinal during a blizzard. The bird quickly responds to their kindness, regains it strength, and flies off. The cardinal sweetly and unexpectedly rewards the boy, his grandfather, and their entire village with a lifetime of Christmas cheer. The "For Creative Minds" section contains instructions to create a bird-friendly backyard, simple bird feeder crafts, a "Cardinal Numbers" math game, and information on what to do if you find an injured bird. Encourages children to care for animals.

Reading Level
Lexile
610L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
M
ATOS
3.1
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Holidays & Festivals Nature
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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