In Charles Dickens's classic tale of hardship, Oliver Twist is an orphan trying to make his way in the world. After giving birth, his mother dies, leaving young Oliver to be raised in a workhouse and then be forced to join a band of thieves. As a reluctant criminal, Oliver makes several friends who help him find the truth of his past. A life of poverty, hard work, and redemption is retold in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Dickens's Oliver Twist. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JUV007000, JUV013050, JUV045000|
|Genre||Chapter Books, Fiction|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||5.5 x 7.75|
|Guided Reading Level||N|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142366|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||2.0|
Calico Illustrated Classics Set 3 - Library Media Connection
These volumes will provide an enjoyable introduction to well-known classic literature for young children. Each classic is adapted for readers on intermediate and middle school levels. Volumes have large fonts, clearly defined chapters, and easy to read content. The illustrations are artfully engaging, adding visual support to the content. Teachers will appreciate this series as the stories are entertaining and may be used as teaching tools in the introduction of classic literature. Recommended.