Moon Over the Mountain

Moon Over the Mountain

Keith Polette (author), Michael Kress Russik (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671855

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A fun-filled retelling of a traditional Asian tale in which a discontented stonecutter is never satisfied with each wish that is granted him. In this variation, a vivid Southwestern landscape helps set the story. We meet Agipito who, like his Asian counterpart, is a poor stonecutter. Time after time, Agipito's wishes are granted, but, each time, he finds something wrong with the wish he is given. Finally, when Agipito wishes to become coyote--a favorite trickster character in many folktales--he finally is happy and disappears into the desert. Agipito learns, humorously, that what you wish for may not always be what would be best for you.

Reading Level
Lexile
475L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
M
ATOS
3.2
DRA
28
Categories
Genre
Fairy Tales & Fantasy Legends & Myths People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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