by Eve Bunting Illustrated by Greg Shed
After a girl saves a black creature from a greedy jay, she decides to raise it. With the help of her grandfather, the girl makes a home for the creature until it turns into a butterfly and must be set free.
- 6, 8, 7, 5
- Interest Level
- Grades K - 3
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- Guided Reading
- Number of Pages
- General Fiction, Poetry and Rhymes
About the Author and Illustrator
Eve Bunting The author of more than 100 books for young readers, Eve Bunting was born in the small village of Maghera in Northern Ireland. Her numerous awards and honors include the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers, the PEN Los Angeles Center Literary Award for Special Achievement in Children's Literature, and the Edgar, given by the Mystery Writers of America.