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Snowshoe Thompson

Snowshoe Thompson

Series: I Can Read 3
by Nancy Smiler Levinson Illustrated by Joan Sandin
Danny wishes his dad would come home from Nevada for Christmas and writes him a letter to tell him so. When snow cuts off the mail until spring, only postman John Thompson can get through the Sierra Nevada Mountains to deliver his letter. "Based on a true story, this is lively historical fiction with a nice sense of character and adventure, and the illustrations are packed with feeling and action." — BL. Notable 1992 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.7
Lexile Measure
330L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
K
Publisher
HarperTrophy
Number of Pages
64
Genre
General Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Nancy Smiler Levinson In 1981, Nancy Smiler Levinson published her first novel for young readers, World of Her Own. The first of many critically acclaimed biographies came in 1981, and since then Levinson has written a variety of well-received fiction and nonfiction for beginning readers as well as middle grade and young adult audiences.
Joan Sandin

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