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Tops and bottoms / adapted and illustrated by Janet Stevens.

Stevens, Janet, (author.).

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  • 45 of 52 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 52 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch E STE (Text) 0530000673844 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch J 398.202 TOP (Text) 0530002787543 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bookmobile North E STE (Text) 0530004551111 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J 398.202 TOP (Text) 0530009869617 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection In transit -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J 398.202 TOP (Text) 0530001492640 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Calhoun - Main Library E STE (Text) 30102100459252 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Cherokee - Gaffney Library E Ste (Text) 33636001414939 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Chester - Lewisville Branch E STE (Text) 35301003178937 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Chester - Main Library E STE (Text) 35301007555817 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Chesterfield - Fannie D. Lowry Memorial E Ste (Text) 70841 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0152928510
  • ISBN: 9780152928513
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, [1995]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Hare turns his bad luck around by striking a clever deal with the rich and lazy bear down the road.
Hare solves his family’s problems by tricking rich and lazy Bear in this funny, energetic version of an old slave story. With roots in American slave tales, Tops & Bottoms celebrates the trickster tradition of using one’s wits to overcome hardship. As usual, Stevens’ animal characters, bold and colorful, are delightful. . . . It’s all wonderful fun, and the book opens, fittingly, from top to bottom instead of from side to side, making it perfect for story-time sharing.-- Booklist.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-7.
Grades Preschool-3.
580L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 3.2 0.5 11397
Awards Note:
Caldecott Honor Medal, 1996
Subject: Caldecott Medal.
African Americans > Folklore.
Folklore > United States.
Hares > Folklore.
Bears > Folklore.
African Americans > Folklore.
Folklore > United States > Juvenile literature.
Hares > Folklore.
Bears > Folklore.

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