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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

by Robert C. O'Brien Illustrated by Zena Bernstein

When mouse widow Mrs. Frisby needs advice on how to move her children safely, she consults the rats who live under the rosebush. Not only do they help her, they tell her of their escape from a laboratory where experimentation had made them literate, and of the brave death of her husband.

Newbery Medal
ALA Notable Children's Book
Horn Book Fanfare Book

Ages
8, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.8
Lexile Measure
790L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
SIM - SIMON & SCHUSTER
Number of Pages
240
Genre
Adventure, Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Robert C. O'Brien
Zena Bernstein

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