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Josias, Hold the Book / by Jennifer Riesmeyer Elvgren, illustrated by Nicole Tadgell


Title:
Josias, Hold the Book
Author:  Jennifer Riesmeyer Elvgren
Illustrator: Nicole Tadgell
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
ISBN: 1-59078-318-2
Year:
2006
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level:  3.3

Concepts: child schooling, child work, human and natural resources, poverty, scarcity

Summary:
  Each day Chrislove asks his friend Josias when he will "hold the book," or join them at school, but Josias can only think of tending the bean garden so that his family will have enough food.

Source of Summary: Publisher