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Elephant in the dark

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Publisher:
Scholastic Press,
Pub. Date:
2015.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
Description
When the villagers hear of a huge and mysterious creature that has come all the way from India, they steal into the dark barn to find out what it is. "It's like a snake!" says one. "It's like a tree trunk," says another. "No, it's like a fan!" argues the third. Who is right? Which of them knows the creature's true shape? Mina Javaherbin's charming and witty retelling combined with Eugene Yelchin's refreshingly brilliant illustrations bring this enlightened classic, inspired by Rumi's poem, vividly to life.
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ISBN:
9780545636704
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
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Grouped Work ID de250753-dfea-ca26-7cce-b54043a09fa6
Full title elephant in the dark
Author javaherbin mina
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 00:23:06AM

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auth_author2 Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273., Yelchin, Eugene,
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subject_facet Blind men and the elephant -- Adaptations, Elephants -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction, Folklore -- India -- Juvenile fiction, Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, -- Maulana, -- 1207-1273 -- Adaptations, Perception -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Elephant in the dark
title_full Elephant in the dark / based on a poem by Rumi ; retold by Mina Javaherbin ; pictures by Eugene Yelchin
title_short Elephant in the dark
topic_facet Elephants, Folklore, Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Perception