The Orange Shoes

Trinka Hakes Noble (author), Doris Ettlinger (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531528

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Description

Delly Porter has a happy life. She needs new shoes, but doesn't really mind because she loves the soft, silky feel of the dirt road beneath her bare feet. She's a good artist, too, even if she has to make her own art supplies. And she loves her schoolteacher, Miss Violet, who lets her help in the classroom. Life only looks brighter when Miss Violet announces the school will have a Shoebox Social to help raise funds for new art materials. But when what should be a festive occasion is threatened by prejudice and cruelty, Delly finds out that one must stay true to oneself to successfully navigate life's joys and sorrows.

Reading Level
Lexile
769L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
R
ATOS
4.9
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Arts & Music Character Education Cultural/Diversity Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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