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The Bell Rang



by
James E. Ransome

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Imprint
Atheneum
ISBN
9781442421134

Awards and Honors
Kirkus Best Books - 2019
Horn Book Fanfare - 2019
CPL Best Books - 2019
CSMCL Best Books - 2019
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Book Award Honoree - 2020
NCTE’s 2020 Notable Poetry List
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JLG Category

Easy Reading Plus

Each grueling day is the same for a slave girl and her family: the overseer rings the bell. Daddy gathers wood. Mama cooks. Her brother goes to work in the field. But one day, the bell rings and Ben is nowhere to be found.

Author’s note. Full-color illustrations were rendered in acrylics.

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Details

Format

Print

Page Count

40

Trim Size

11" x 10"

Dewey

E

AR

1.8: points 0.5

Lexile

360L

Genre

Fiction

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Mar 2019

Book Genres


Topics

Slavery. Fugitive slaves. African Americans. Family life. US history.

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Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

Booklist*, Publishers Weekly*, Kirkus Reviews*, The Horn Book Magazine*

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