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Rain school

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children,
Pub. Date:
2010.
Language:
English
Description

It is the first day of school in Chad, Africa. Children are filling the road. "Will they give us a notebook?" Thomas asks. "Will they give us a pencil?" "Will I learn to read?" But when he and the other children arrive at the schoolyard, they find no classroom, no desks. Just a teacher. "We will build our school," she says. "This is our first lesson." James Rumford, who lived in Chad as a Peace Corps volunteer, fills these pages with vibrant ink-and-pastel colors of Africa and the spare words of a poet to show how important learning is in a country where only a few children are able to go to school.

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ISBN:
9780547243078
Reading Level:
LG
Level 2.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 510L
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Grouping Title rain school
Grouping Author rumford james
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 23:31:38PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-17 01:35:11AM

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subject_facet Rain and rainfall -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Chad -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Rain school
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topic_facet Rain and rainfall, Schools