Pourquoi Stories

From the Set Stone Circle Stories: Culture and Folktales

People have been telling stories since the beginning of time--sharing them from one generation to the next. In Pourquoi Stories, readers will read four different tales that try to explain the hows and whys in the natural world. Readers will recognize some of their favorite stories growing up and discover new ones. Books include mature, complex themes at a low readability to engage struggling readers. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 2
Lexile 480
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Guided Reading Level S
Language English
Publisher 45th Parallel Press
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534143500), Paperback (9781534140066), PDF (9781534141261), ePub (9781534145900), Hosted ebook (9781534142466), Kindle (9781534144705)
Copyright 2019
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs

Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan

Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.

  • About the Author
  • Introduction: Pourquoi Stories
  • Chapter 1: Why Lizards Can’t Sit Upright
  • Chapter 2: How Beaver Got His Tail
  • Chapter 3: How Thunder and Lightning Came to Be
  • Chapter 4: How Storms Are Formed
  • Challenge: Write Your Own Tale
  • Consider This!
  • Learn More!
  • Glossary
  • Index