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CROW CALL

Author: Lois Lowry
Illustrator: Julia Fein

Grades: 4 - 7
Lexile®: AD750

Guided Reading Level: N

Release Date: 2010

Themes: Animals and Pets;Families;Feelings;Growth and Change;Seasons and Nature
 
The story of young Liz and her father, who has been away at WWII for longer than she can remember. They begin their journey of reconnection through a hunting shirt, cherry pie, tender conversation, and the crow call. This allegorical story shows how, like the birds gathering above, the relationship between the girl and her father is graced with the chance to fly.

Reviews:
"Julia Fein convincingly narrates (this) poignant tale...Music by Ernest Troost gently augments th story's tone...this timeless, powerful story will resonate with a broad audience." - School Library Journal
"Julia Fein's voice is gentle and pure--perfect for a girl on a great expedition." - ALA Notable Video Committee
"...sensitively read by teenager (Julia) Fein, who is adept at picking up Lizzie's feelings...Ambient background sounds...add richness to this quiet but powerful story." - Booklist
"...this timeless, powerful story will resonate with a broad audience." - School Library Journal

Awards:
ALA Notable Video;Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year;ALA Notable Book

 
 
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Item #: WDVD879
ISBN: 9780545296007
Author Interview Available
Read-Along Feature
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18:00 $59.95
Hardcover Book/CD

Item #: WHCD879
ISBN: 9780545296748
Read-Along Feature


16:31 $29.95
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ISBN: 9780545374934
Read-Along Feature


16:31 $18.95
5 Paperbacks/1CD Package

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ISBN: 9780545374941
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Audio CD

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ISBN: 9780545296588
Read-Along Feature


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Hardcover Book

Item #: WHB879
ISBN: 9780545030359


$17.95
Paperback Book

Item #: WPB879
ISBN: 9780545286749


$6.50
Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
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