Why the sun and the moon live in the sky : an African folktale
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Contributors
Lent, Blair, illustrator.
Published
New York : Scholastic, 1991.
ISBN
0590444751, 9780590444750
Lexile measure
570L
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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
Originally 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.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,LG,3.1,0.5,29778.
Awards
Caldecott Honor Book, 1969.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Dayrell, E., & Lent, B. (1991). Why the sun and the moon live in the sky: an African folktale. New York: Scholastic.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dayrell, Elphinstone, 1869-1917 and Blair, Lent. 1991. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky: An African Folktale. New York: Scholastic.

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. New York: Scholastic, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dayrell, Elphinstone, and Blair Lent. Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky: An African Folktale. New York: Scholastic, 1991. Print.

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