The Old Woman Who Named Things

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By Cynthia Rylant
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
The Old Woman Who Named Things
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How does an old woman who has outlived all her friends keep from being lonely? By naming the things in her life she knows she will never outlivelike her house, Franklin, and her bed, Roxanne. When a shy brown puppy appears at her front gate, the old woman wont name it, because it might not outlive her. Tender watercolors capture the charm of this heartwarming story of an old woman who doesnt know shes lonely until she meets a plucky puppy who needs a nameand someone to love.

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1222 words1,222 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD590LLexile AD590L
Grade P to 4Grade P to 4
Age 4-9Age 4-9
Published 2000Published 2000

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Book ISBN:

0152021027

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