Penny and her song

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New York : Greenwillow Books, 2012.
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
32 pages : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Yellow dot Level 3
Donelson - Kids Reader
Reader Henkes
Edmondson Pike - Kids Reader
Reader Henkes
Green Hills - Kids Reader
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Meet Penny, the sweet and curious mouse, in Caldecott Medalist and bestselling author Kevin Henkes's instant classic story for young readers, perfect for fans Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Chrysanthemum.

When Penny comes home from school, she is ready to sing her song. But the babies are sleeping, and Mama and Papa are worried that Penny will wake them up. Oh, but it is a good song, a really wonderful song . . . and Penny wants more than anything to sing it. Will it ever be the right time to sing it?

Penny and Her Song is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Kevin Henkes is a master at creating beautifully illustrated books that resonate with young children. The Penny books are new classics for beginning readers and will appeal to fans of Frog and Toad, Little Bear, and Henry and Mudge.

Don't miss Penny's newest adventures in Penny and Her Sled, coming this fall!

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9780062081957 (trade bdg.), 0062081950 (trade bdg.), 9780062081964 (lib. bdg.), 0062081969 (lib. bdg.)
Reading Level:
Level 2.1, 0.5 Points
Lexile code:
AD: Adult Directed
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Penny comes home from school eager to share her very own song, but must wait until the time is right to teach it to her parents and the babies.
Target Audience
Yellow dot,Level 3,NPL.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Henkes, K. (2012). Penny and her song. New York: Greenwillow Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Henkes, Kevin. 2012. Penny and Her Song. New York: Greenwillow Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Henkes, Kevin, Penny and Her Song. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Henkes, Kevin. Penny and Her Song. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2012. Print.

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