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Chang and the Bamboo Flute

Title

Chang and the Bamboo Flute

Illustrator

Lesley Liu

Publisher

Farrar Straus and Giroux

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9780374312381

Pages

64 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Chang, a mute Chinese boy whose father uses cormorants to fish, becomes a hero when a heavy rain strands his father's fishing raft.

Grade Level

3-5

Lexile Measure

600L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; mute; mute child

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2003
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2003
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2003

Keywords

fishing; birds; flood; China; flute; music; friendship; wok; market

Diversity Impact

direct

Chang and the Bamboo Flute


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