Giraffes can't dance

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New York : Orchard Books, 2001.
1st American ed.
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
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Gerald is a giraffe who simply can't dance. Try as he may, his long, spindly legs buckle whenever he starts to boogie. Every year he dreads going to the Great jungle Dance, until one night he finds his own special music.
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Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
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Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.
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AD 570,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS,LG,3.8,0.5,54861.
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Reading Counts RC,2.5,1.0,25124.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Andreae, G., & Parker-Rees, G. (2001). Giraffes can't dance. 1st American ed. New York: Orchard Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Andreae, Giles, 1966- and Guy, Parker-Rees. 2001. Giraffes Can't Dance. New York: Orchard Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Andreae, Giles, 1966- and Guy, Parker-Rees, Giraffes Can't Dance. New York: Orchard Books, 2001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Andreae, Giles, and Guy Parker-Rees. Giraffes Can't Dance. 1st American ed. New York: Orchard Books, 2001. Print.

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