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My Father's Dragon|Ruth Stiles Gannett

Overview

The Newbery Honor-winning classic about a daring dragon rescue

When Elmer Elevator hears about the baby dragon being held captive on Wild Island, he knows just what to do. First, he packs his knapsack with important supplies, like chewing gum, lollipops, and lots of rubberbands. Then he stows away on a ship headed for theisland. Along the way, Elmer meets many exotic animals. Each tries to sidetrack him, but Elmer has sometricks up his sleeve . . . or more precisely, in his knapsack. One way or another, he will rescue the dragon

First published in 1948, My Father's Dragon has delighted generations of young readers. It is classic storytelling at its finest.

AN ALA NOTABLE BOOK
A COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS TEXT EXEMPLAR IN APPENDIX B

A real delight. --The New Yorker

  • ISBN-13: 9780440421214
  • ISBN-10: 0440421217
  • Publisher: Yearling Books
  • Publish Date: December 2005
  • Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.1 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15 pounds
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12