The empty pot
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Author:
Series:
Ping (Demi) volume 1.
Published:
New York : Henry Holt, [1990].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
630L
Rating:
3.8.
Status:
Hattie Cotton Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction
398.2 Dem
Description

The Empty Pot is Demi's beloved picture book about an honest schoolboy

A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.

The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each child in the kingdom. "Whoever can show me their best in a year's time," he proclaimed, "shall succeed me to the throne!"

Ping plants his seed and tends it every day. But month after month passes, and nothing grows. When spring comes, Ping must go to the Emperor with nothing but an empty pot.

Demi's exquisite art and beautifully simple text show how Ping's embarrassing failure is turned triumphant in this satisfying tale of honesty rewarded.

An IRA-CBC Children's Choice. An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists."

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Hattie Cotton Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780805012170 (lib. bdg.), 0805012176 (lib. bdg.)
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
630

Notes

Citation/References
Booklist,,4/1/1990
Citation/References
Horn Book Guide,,9/1990
Citation/References
Publishers Weekly,,2/9/1990
Citation/References
School Library Journal,,5/1990
Description
When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.
Target Audience
3.8.
Target Audience
K-2.
Target Audience
630,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS,LG,3.8,0.5,36544.
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,3.5,2.0,3553.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Demi. (1990). The empty pot. First edition. New York: Henry Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Demi. 1990. The Empty Pot. New York: Henry Holt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Demi, The Empty Pot. New York: Henry Holt, 1990.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Demi. The Empty Pot. First edition. New York: Henry Holt, 1990. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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