The Resource Zen shorts, by Jon J. Muth

Zen shorts, by Jon J. Muth

Label
Zen shorts
Title
Zen shorts
Statement of responsibility
by Jon J. Muth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways. "Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration. With graceful art and simple stories that are filled with love and enlightenment, the author and Stillwater the bear present three ancient Zen tales. Includes a factual note on Zen
Member of
Summary
When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • Book Sense Book of the Year for Children's Literature, 2006.
Awards note
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 2006.
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2006.
  • Children's award winner
  • Charlotte Zolotow Award Honor, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
134904
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Muth, Jon J
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Elementary Grade
  • 540
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
540
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 4
Reading level
  • 2.9.
  • 5.4.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Zen books (Jon J Muth)
Series volume
0001
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bears
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Storytelling
  • Giant panda
  • Pandas
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Storytelling
  • Bears
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Storytelling
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Zen shorts, by Jon J. Muth
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Uncle Ry and the moon
  • The farmer's luck
  • A heavy load
Control code
ocm53084041
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439339117
Lccn
2003020471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780439339117
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53084041
Label
Zen shorts, by Jon J. Muth
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Uncle Ry and the moon
  • The farmer's luck
  • A heavy load
Control code
ocm53084041
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439339117
Lccn
2003020471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780439339117
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53084041

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