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Hawk, I'm your brother
by Byrd Baylor ; illustrated by Peter Parnall.
New York : Scribner, c1976.
[48] p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


Determined to learn to fly, Rudy adopts a hawk hoping that their kinship will bring him closer to his goal.

Best Books:

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 ; H.W. Wilson; United States
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 ; H.W. Wilson; United States

Awards, Honors, Prizes:

Randolph Caldecott Medal, 1977 Honor Book United States
Southwest Book Awards, 1976 Winner United States

Reading Measurement Programs:

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 3-5
Reading Level 3
Title Point Value 2
Lexile Measure 600

Standards of Learning Information

Project Stars: K-5 Children's Literature and Correlation of the Virginia Standards of Learning, Winter 2002, 1995 ; Grade 2 Objective 3;Grade 5 Objective 1; Virginia-History and Social Science-History-United States; Virginia Department of Education


Laura (BookHive (
Rudy Soto has always dreamed of being able to fly like a hawk. He steals a young hawk in the hopes that the bird will become his brother and they can learn to fly together. However, things don't go exactly as Rudy plans, and he learns about flying in an unexpected way. Category: Award Books; Multicultural. Grade Level: Primary (K-3rd grade). 1976, Charles Scribner. Ages 5 to 9.


LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng) PZ7.B3435 Haw
75039296 [E]
0684145715 lib. bdg. : $5.95
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