The True Story of Stellina

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By Matteo Pericoli
Publisher Random House Children's Books - (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
The True Story of Stellina
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Stellina was a bird CHEEP. A very little bird Cheep! cheep! So begins critically acclaimed author Matteo Pericolis alltrue story of how he and his wife, Holly, came to rescue and raise a little finch, Stellina, in the middle of New York City. When no zoo would take the abandoned bird, fallen from her nest onto a busy street, Holly took her home and gave her the best life she could. And there, in a Manhattan apartment, Stellina leaned how to eat, fly, and sing.

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1053 words1,053 words
40 pages40 pages
Lexile AD610LLexile AD610L
Grade K to 3Grade K to 3
Published 2006Published 2006

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