Tops and Bottoms

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By Janet Stevens
Publisher Harcourt Childrens Books (J)
Tops and Bottoms
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Hare solves his familys problems by tricking rich and lazy Bear in this funny, energetic version of an old slave story. With roots in American slave tales, Tops & Bottoms celebrates the trickster tradition of using ones wits to overcome hardship. As usual, Stevens animal characters, bold and colorful, are delightful. . . . Its all wonderful fun, and the book opens, fittingly, from top to bottom instead of from side to side, making it perfect for storytime sharing.BooklistThis title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 23, Stories)

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773 words773 words
40 pages40 pages
Lexile 580LLexile 580L
Grade P to 6Grade P to 6
Age 4-11Age 4-11
Published 1995Published 1995

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Book ISBN:

0152010343

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