The Adventures of Sparrowboy

The Adventures of Sparrowboy

Illustrated by: Brian Pinkney
For Ages: 4 - 8
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SOMETHING MYSTERIOUS IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN ON THURBER STREET...
WILL THE EVENTS OF ONE AFTERNOON CHANGE HENRY'S LIFE FOREVER?

Written and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Brian Pinkney, this award-winning story introduces a new superhero -- Sparrowboy, a paperboy who takes the neighborhood under his wing and saves the day.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689835346 | 
  • July 2000 | 
  • Grades P - 3 | 
  • Lexile 540L

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Brian Pinkney

Brian Pinkney is one of the most celebrated talents in children's publishing. In his career he has won two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King medal, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and three Coretta Scott King Honors. For Simon & Schuster he illustrated The Faithful Friend, which won the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor, Sukey and the Mermaid, which won the Coretta Scott King Honor, and The Adventures of Sparrowboy, which won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. He lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn, New York -- which is where this story takes place.

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