Born to read

Book Cover
Average Rating
Alfred A. Knopf,
Pub. Date:
THE AWARD-WINNING COLLABORATORS of the New York Times #1 picture book bestseller Wild About Books are back with a new story that promotes books and reading. Told in Judy Sierra’s inimitable read-aloud rhyme, the narrative chronicles the amazing successes of Sam—thanks to his early love of books. The story ranges from Sam’s infancy, when his mother reads him a picture book (“then another, then another, then another . . . such a perfect, patient mother”), to school age, when he cleverly uses some of his favorite books to rid his town of the rampaging baby giant, Grundaloon. “‘Here’s my secret,’ Sam decreed. ‘Readers win and winners read.’” Marc Brown’s playful pictures joyously complement this fun-to-read, upbeat story
More Details
Accelerated Reader:
Level 3.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 670L
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID a6d47f53-3ab1-ab6b-22c7-ecb65541c07d
Grouping Title born to read
Grouping Author sierra judy
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-20 04:48:58AM
Last Indexed 2019-01-20 04:52:49AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.4
auth_author2 Brown, Marc Tolon.
author Sierra, Judy.
author2-role Brown, Marc Tolon.
author_display Sierra, Judy
available_at_arlington Aurora Hills, Westover
collection_arlington Kids Picture Books
detailed_location_arlington Aurora Hills Kids Picture Books, Central Kids Picture Books, Westover Kids Picture Books
display_description A little boy named Sam discovers the many unexpected ways in which a love of reading can come in handy, and sometimes even save the day.
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id a6d47f53-3ab1-ab6b-22c7-ecb65541c07d
isbn 037594687, 9780375846878, 9780375946875
item_details ils:.b12983093|.i13592282|Westover Kids Picture Books|JP SIERR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 19, 2018|wjfp||, ils:.b12983093|.i13592336|Central Kids Picture Books|JP SIERR|||1|false|false|||||Due Feb 9, 2019|Dec 12, 2018|cjfp||, ils:.b12983093|.i13592348|Aurora Hills Kids Picture Books|JP SIERR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jan 15, 2019|ajfp||
itype_arlington Hardback
last_indexed 2019-01-20T09:52:49.834Z
lexile_code AD: Adult Directed
lexile_score 670
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington JP SIERR
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Aurora Hills, Central, Westover
primary_isbn 9780375846878
publishDate 2008
record_details ils:.b12983093|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Alfred A. Knopf,|2008.|1 volume (unpaged) : color ; 31 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b12983093 .i13592348 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b12983093 .i13592282 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b12983093 .i13592336 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 9999
subject_facet Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction, Reading -- Juvenile fiction, Stories in rhyme
title_display Born to read
title_full Born to read / by Judy Sierra ; illustrated by Marc Brown
title_short Born to read