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The SOS File

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Publisher Comments:

Have you ever needed to call 9-1-1, but you couldn't get to a phone? Have you ever needed to run, but your legs were like spaghetti? Have you ever needed to yell "help!" but your throat was dry with fear?

Laugh, cry, and panic with Mr. Magro's class as they listen to twelve exciting SOS tales

Throughout the year, twelve of Mr. Magro's students have written about their biggest emergencies and tucked them into the SOS file. Now it's time to read the stories out loud and try to guess whose contribution has not earned extra credit. Sit back and enjoy twelve humorously illustrated stories that are sure to keep your heart thumping.

The SOS File is a 2005 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Synopsis:

Throughout the year, 12 of Mr. Magro's students have written about their biggest emergencies and tucked them into The SOS File. Now it's time to read the stories out loud and try to guess whose contribution has earned extra credit. Illustrations.

About the Author

Betsy Byars is a recipient of the Newbery Medal, and her two daughters, Laurie Myers and Betsy Duffey, are also well-known authors of a number of successful middle-grade novels. Their first collaboration was the popular My Dog, My Hero, illustrated by Loren Long. Ms. Myers's previous book with Holt is Lewis and Clark and Me.

Arthur Howard, an illustrator of note, is best known as the illustrator of the Mr. Putter and Tabby series by Cynthia Rylant. He has also written and illustrated three picture books of his own, including When I Was Five, an ABA Pick of the Lists. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805068887
ill.:
Howard, Arthur
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
Illustrator:
Howard, Arthur
Author:
Betsy D
Author:
uffey
Author:
Byars, Betsy Cromer
Author:
Byars, Betsy
Author:
Duffey, Betsy
Author:
Howard, Arthur
Author:
Myers, Laurie
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Storytelling
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
School & Education
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
mis. 7
Publication Date:
20040501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 15 black-and-white halftone ill
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
9.29 x 6.27 x 0.49 in
Age Level:
08-12

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