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The Resource Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale, retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon

Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale, retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon

Label
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale
Title
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears
Title remainder
a West African tale
Statement of responsibility
retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Title variation
Why mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears
Title variation remainder
a West African tale
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit
Summary
West African legend of why the mosquito has a guilty conscience for all the trouble she caused by telling a lie
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
Caldecott Medal, 1976.
Awards note
  • Caldecott Medal winner, 1976.
  • Caldecott Medal, 1976.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
084957
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • [398.2]
  • E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
770
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
PZ8.1.A213
LC item number
Wh
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
Reading level
4.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a West African tale
Label
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale, retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm1094805
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
30 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780803760899
Lccn
74002886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
  • color illustrations
  • first edition
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1094805
  • (Sirsi) a165986
Label
Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale, retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Leo and Diane Dillon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm1094805
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
30 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780803760899
Lccn
74002886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
  • color illustrations
  • first edition
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1094805
  • (Sirsi) a165986

Library Locations

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      1219 13th Street, Huntsville, TX, 77340, US
      30.721643 -95.551716
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