Tortoise and Hare's Amazing Race

Marianne Berkes (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628556506

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A retelling of the classic story with a math twist. Henry Hare was always bragging about how fast he was. One day he challenges Tessie Tortoise to a mile-long race up the hill. Henry leaps ahead for the first eighth of a mile. As Tessie approaches, he bounds ahead again. Fractions and distance measurements mark their progress as Tessie and Henry race to the finish line.

Reading Level
Lexile
AD610L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
3.2
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Fairy Tales & Fantasy Numbers & Concepts Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Math Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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