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The Swiss family Robinson
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Published:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, Inc., 2001.
Format:
Book
Edition:
This Dover ed.
Physical Desc:
iv, 323 pages ; 21 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 8.1 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure:
820L
Rating:
8.9.
Status:
Oliver Middle - Teen Fiction
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Description
After a shipwreck, the narrator, his wife, and four sons find themselves castaways on an uninhabited island. Retrieving what they can from the ship, they construct a life for themselves through their own resourcefulness -- building a tree house, finding such foods as coconuts, sugarcane, honey, and potatoes, and securing themselves against danger.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486416601 :
Reading Level:
MG
Level 8.1, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
820

Notes

General Note
Translation of: Schweizerische Robinson.
General Note
"This Dover edition, first published in 2001, is an unabridged republication of a standard English-language edition of the work originally published in German in 1812-13 by Johann Rudolf Wyss, a son of the author, and published in 1889 in an altered English-language edition edited by W.H.G. Kingston"--T.p. verso.
Description
When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming.
Target Audience
8.9.
Target Audience
5-8,Follett School Solutions.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Wyss, J. D. (2001). The Swiss family Robinson. This Dover ed. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818. 2001. The Swiss Family Robinson. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818, The Swiss Family Robinson. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, Inc, 2001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wyss, Johann David. The Swiss Family Robinson. This Dover ed. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, Inc, 2001. 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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