Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale
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Contributors
Lent, Blair, illustrator.
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1968].
ISBN
0395296099, 0395539633, 0395253810, 9780758701671
Lexile measure
570L
Rating
570L
Status
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
26 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
LG
Level 3.1, 1 Points
Lexile measure
570

Notes

General Note
First published in 1914 in the author's Folk stories from southern Nigeria, West Africa.
Description
An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them.
Target Audience
570L,Lexile
Target Audience
Decoding demand: 72 (high),Semantic demand: 80 (high),Syntactic demand: 96 (very high),Structure demand: 75 (high),Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,LG,3.1,0.5,29778.
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,K-2,4.3,1,Quiz: 12620,Guided reading level: K.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dayrell, E., & Lent, B. (1968). Why the sun and the moon live in the sky: an African folktale. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dayrell, Elphinstone, 1869-1917 and Blair, Lent. 1968. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky: An African Folktale. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dayrell, Elphinstone, 1869-1917 and Blair, Lent, Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky: An African Folktale. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dayrell, Elphinstone, and Blair Lent. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky: An African Folktale. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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