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Badger's parting gifts
Susan Varley.
Contributor biographical information
Publisher description
New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1984.
[25] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.

Annotations:

Badger's friends are sad when he dies, but they treasure the legacies he left them.

Best Books:

Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve, 2002 ; California Department of Education; California

State and Provincial Reading Lists:

Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1986 ; Nominee; Kentucky

Reading Measurement Programs:


Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level K-2
Reading Level 3
Title Point Value 2
Lexile Measure AD 770

Reviews:

Susie Wilde (Children's Literature)
This is a particualrly good book for children who lose pets that are older or in pain. It softly describes Badger's death and how his friends transform their grief by seeing how Badger lives on in the "parting gifts" he's left them. 1994, Lothrop/Morrow, $15.00, $14.93 and $4.95. Ages 4 to 8.

Subjects:

Children's stories, English.
Death--Fiction.
Badgers--Fiction.
Animals--Fiction.
LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng) PZ7.V4425 Bad 1984
83017500 [E]
0688026990
0688027032 (lib. bdg.)
9780688026998
9780688027032
9780688026998
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