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Cover image for Birdsong
Other title(s):
Bird song
Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Kids, Greystone Books, [2019]
Physical Description:
49 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
"First published in the U.K. in 2020"--Title page verso.

"Editing by Kallie George"--Title page verso.
When a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of nature and art. As the seasons change, can the girl navigate the failing health of her new friend? Acclaimed author and artist Julie Flett's textured images of birds, flowers, art, and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this powerful story, which highlights the fulfillment of intergenerational relationships and shared passions. A brief glossary and pronunciation guide to Cree-Métis words that appear in the text is provided on the copyright page.
Reading Level:
For ages 3-8.

560L lexile

Decoding: 4 (hard) Vocabulary: 4 (hard) Sentences: 5 (very hard) Patterns: 5 (very hard) Lexile.
Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction.

Girls -- Juvenile fiction.

Older women -- Juvenile fiction.

Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.

Intergenerational relations -- Juvenile fiction.

Sick -- Juvenile fiction.

Aging -- Juvenile fiction.

Cities and towns -- Juvenile fiction.

Drawing -- Juvenile fiction.

Seasons -- Juvenile fiction.

Nature stories.

Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction.

Indians of North America -- Social aspects -- Juvenile fiction.

Picture books for children.

Moving, Household -- Fiction.

Older women -- Fiction.

Drawing -- Fiction.

Seasons -- Fiction.

Nature -- Fiction.

Canada -- Juvenile fiction.

Canada -- Fiction.