Hardcover Henry Holt, 2011
Price: USD 17.53
Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
Dewey: -E-; Audience: Lower Elementary; Reading Level: 2.1
AR 1.9 LG .5 146680EN; RC 1.6 1; LEX AD460L
From the publisher: Grades Pre-K/K-2; Ages 4-7
From Booklist: Preschool-Grade 1; Kirkus: Ages 5-7; PW: Ages 4-7; SLJ: K-Gr 2; read the full-text reviews


 


Other available formats

FollettBound Sewn Henry Holt, 2011

USD 22.07


Similar Items You May Also Enjoy

Martina the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale

Me... Jane

The most magnificent thing

Mirror

Those shoes

Martina the beautiful cockroach : a Cuban folktale by Deedy, Carmen Agra

Me... Jane by McDonnell, Patrick

The most magnificent thing by Spires, Ashley

Mirror by Baker, Jeannie

Those shoes by Boelts, Maribeth

Browse more items like “Same, same but different” …


Overview
From Follett

"Christy Ottaviano Books." Pen pals Elliott and Kailash discover that even though they live in different countries--America and India--they both love to climb trees, own pets, and ride school buses.

From the Publisher

Elliot lives in America, and Kailash lives in India. They are pen pals. By exchanging letters and pictures, they learn that they both love to climb trees, have pets, and go to school. Their worlds might look different, but they are actually similar. Same, same. But different!

Through an inviting point-of-view and colorful, vivid illustrations, this story shows how two boys living oceans apart can be the best of friends.


Product Details
  • Publisher: Henry Holt
  • Publication Date: September 13, 2011
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Dewey: -E-
  • Classifications: Fiction, Easy
  • Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
  • ISBN-10: 0-8050-8946-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8050-8946-2
  • LCCN: 2010-030121
  • Follett Number: 0439TQ6
  • Reading Level: 2.1
  • Audience: Lower Elementary
  • Grades: Pre-K/K-2
  • Ages: 4-7
  • Booklist: Preschool-Grade 1
  • Kirkus: Ages 5-7
  • Publishers Weekly: Ages 4-7
  • School Library Journal: K-Gr 2
  • ATOS Book Level: 1.9
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 146680EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 1.6
  • Reading Counts Points: 1
  • Lexile: AD460L

Reviews & Awards
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 11/01/11
  • Horn Book Magazine, 11/01/11
  • Horn Book Magazine, 04/01/12
  • Kirkus Reviews, 07/15/11
  • Library Media Connection, 11/01/11
  • Publishers Weekly, 07/11/11
  • School Library Journal, 08/01/11
  • Wilson's Children, 10/01/12

Full-Text Reviews
Booklist (October 1, 2011 (Online))
Preschool-Grade 1. Elliot, who lives in America, and Kailash, who lives in India, are pen pals exchanging details about their lives through the pictures they draw for each other. By sharing these illustrations and letters, they realize that they have many things in common, like going to school, having pets, and climbing trees. But some things are different, like their alphabets. The repeated phrase “same, same but different” is included in every exchange the boys share. This story, which celebrates similarities and differences, was inspired by the author’s own experiences as a teacher in Nepal, where she arranged a pen-pal program with students in the U.S. The vibrant acrylic, crayon, pencil, and collage illustrations exaggerate shapes to pleasant, semicomic effect. Pair this book with Rachel Isadora’s Say Hello! (2010) to help children with cultural awareness.

Read all 7 full-text reviews …


Find Similar Items by Topic

Back to Top