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Abel's island
William Steig.
Contributor biographical information
Publisher description
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976.
117 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


Castaway on an uninhabited island, Abel, a very civilized mouse, finds his resourcefulness and endurance tested to the limit as he struggles to survive and return to his home.

Best Books:

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 ; H.W. Wilson; United States
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 ; H.W. Wilson; United States
Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve, 2002 ; California Department of Education; California

Awards, Honors, Prizes:

John Newbery Medal, 1977 Honor Book United States
Phoenix Award, 1996 Honor Book United States

State and Provincial Reading Lists:

Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award, 1982-1983 ; Nominee; Minnesota
Utah Children's Book Awards, 1980 ; Nominee; Children's Fiction; Utah
Voice of Youth Award, 2004-2005 ; Nominee; 5th and 6th Grade; Illinois

Reading Measurement Programs:

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.9
Accelerated Reader Points 3
Accelerated Vocabulary, Literacy Skills

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.
Lexile Measure 920

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 3-5
Reading Level 6
Title Point Value 5
Lexile Measure 920


LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng) PZ7.S8177 Ab
75035918 [Fic]
0374300100 : $5.95
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