Desert Voices

by Byrd Baylor (Author) Peter Parnall (Illustrator)

Desert Voices
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Rise and Shine
On the hottest
summer afternoons
when desert creatures
look for shade
and stay close to the earth
and keep their voices
lowand fling
my loud ringing trill
out to the sun...


So sings the Cactus Wren, one of the ten desert creatures that speaks for itself in the evocative and lyrical verses of "Desert Voices." In both text and illustration, "Desert Voices" conveys a message of spirit and courage form the shy and quiet creatures of the beautiful desert land.

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Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780689716911
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Aladdin Paperbacks
Publication date
March 19, 1993
Series
Rise and Shine
BISAC categories
JUV002000 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | General
Library of Congress categories
Fiction
Deserts
Desert animals

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