Mr. Popper's Penguins

by Richard and Florence Atwater

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Book Information

Publication Date: 1938


Reading Level: Lexile Measure 910L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level Q


Interest Level: Grades 3-5


Major Awards: 1939 Newbery Honor


Number of Pages: 139 pages


Approximate Word Count: 42,395 words -- The average reader will spend 2 hours and 49 minutes reading Mr. Popper's Penguins at 250 words per minute.*


Audible Book Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins


Book Themes: Adventure, Love, Family, Fullfillig Dreams


Genre: Fiction


Setting: Popper Home in Stillwater, Oklahoma -- Cross Country Road Trip to Various Cities with the Penguins doing Shows


Important Quote: This parcel of penguins really performs!


First Line: It was an afternoon in late September.


Point of View: Third Person Point of View restricted to the Popper family


*Estimate from Reading Length

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