Stone Fox

by John Reynolds Gardiner

Stone Fox

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Book Information

Publication Date: 1980

Reading Level: Lexile Measure 610L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level P

Interest Level: Grade Level: 2 - 6; Age Level: 8 - 12

Major Awards: Beehive Award (Utah) * Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People Award * Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Minnesota) * Library of Congress Children's Books * New York Times Outstanding Book

Number of Pages: 96 pages

Approximate Word Count: 29,280 words -- The average reader will spend 1 hours and 57 minutes reading Stone Fox at 250 words per minute.*

Audible Book Length: 58 mins

Book Themes: Love Between a Boy and his Dog, Competition, Perseverance (Determination)

Genre: Historical Fiction, Based on a Rocky Mountain Legend, Action Adventure

Setting: Wyoming -- set at an indeterminate time in the American Old West

Important Quote: Is she dead, Mr. Stone Fox? Is she dead?” little Willy asked, looking up at Stone Fox with his one good eye.

First Line: One day Grandfather wouldn't get out of bed.

Point of View: Third Person - The narrator seems to be speaking directly to the reader as in telling a story.

*Estimate from Reading Length

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