Elsie's bird

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Philomel Books,
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Elsie is a city girl. She loves the noise of the cobbled streets of Boston. But when her mother dies and her father moves them to the faraway prairies of Nebraska, Elsie hears only the silence, and she feels alone in the wide sea of grass. Her only comfort is her canary, Timmy Tune. But when Timmy flies out the window, Elsie is forced to run after him, into the tall grass of the prairie, where she's finally able to hear the voice of the prairie-beautiful and noisy- and she begins to feel at home. Jane Yolen and David Small create a remarkable, poetic, vividly rendered book about finding one's place in the world.
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Level 4.3, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 890L
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Grouping Title elsie s bird
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-16 23:47:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-18 01:51:50AM

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publishDate 2010
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subject_facet Canaries -- Juvenile fiction, Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Juvenile fiction, Loneliness -- Juvenile fiction, Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction, Nebraska -- History -- Juvenile fiction, Prairies -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Elsie's bird
title_full Elsie's bird / Jane Yolen ; illustrated by David Small
title_short Elsie's bird
topic_facet Canaries, Frontier and pioneer life, History, Loneliness, Moving, Household, Prairies