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Blueberries for Sal - Robert McCloskey
Blueberries for Sal
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While picking luscious blueberries for canning, a little girl and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub in this Caldecott Honor Book.
While picking luscious blueberries for canning, a little girl and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub in this Caldecott Honor Book.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670175918 (0670175919)
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Clint
Clint rated it
Grade: K Reading Level: AD890L Sal loves to pick blueberries. She counts her blueberries as she puts them in her bucket. One day she wanders off and finds herself following a bear. This book one that I would use in a math activity in my classroom so the students can count out blueberries as Sal ...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it
Nice artwork though the encounter w/ bears do scare me
JonathanPeto
JonathanPeto rated it
Since this book was originally published in the 40s, it's impossible not to think of family history and the passage of time while reading it. There is humor, because Sal and a young bear switch places, to their mothers' surprise. There are also opportunities for lots of interesting conversations wit...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
I love the illustrations in this book. They really capture a different time and place. And I love the slow paced gentle story about nature and family. (1948 Caldecott Honor book)
Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it
3.0 Blueberries for Sal - This will make you long for Maine
This was my mother's favorite book. While I was never as enthralled with it as she is, I will admit it is a great little book. My favorite part was the sound effects of the blueberries hitting the bottom of the bucket. That is really the main thing I remember. The illustrations are good and I love t...
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