The Boy at the Dike
A Dutch Folktale
Readers learn how one child can make a difference when a young boy saves a village by plugging a hole in a dike with his finger.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JUV012020, JUV012030, JUV012040|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 8.25|
|Guided Reading Level||N|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.6|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||152912|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Reviewed, and Starred|
- About the Illustrator
Author: M. J. York
M. J. York has an undergraduate degree in English and history and a master's degree in library science. M. J. lives in Minnesota and works as a children's-book editor. She has always been fascinated by myths, legends, and fairy tales from around the world.
Illustrator: Laura Freeman
Laura Freeman has been drawing pictures for as long as she can remember, and illustrating books since 1998. She's from New York City, but currently lives in Atlanta with her husband, their two children, and two cats.
A noteworthy review of Folktales from Around the World from Library Media Connection on September 1, 2013
These easy-to-read books retell worldwide folktales in a child-friendly manner. Colorful illustrations, along with monochromatic illustrations, add to the narration. At the end of each book is a discussion of folktales in general and the specific folktale, including a question for… View →