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Granny Torrelli makes soup

Guided Reading Level: 

R

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Creech,Sharon

Source:

Joanna Cotler Books, Volume 1st, New York, p.141 (2003)

Call Number:

Cubb Cubb PS3553 .R3373 G73 2003

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6720383

Keywords:

Best friends--Fiction, Best friends--Juvenile fiction, Blind--Fiction, Blind--Juvenile fiction, Cookery--Fiction, Cookery--Juvenile fiction, Grandmothers--Fiction, Grandmothers--Juvenile fiction, Italian Americans--Fiction, Italian Americans--Juvenile fiction, People with disabilities--Fiction, People with disabilities--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Contents: I. Soup -- That Bailey -- I'm mad -- Granny Torrelli says -- Why I liked Bailey -- Granny Torrelli makes soup -- You going to tell me? -- Pardo -- Bambini -- Just like Bailey -- Put your feet up -- Plays -- The blind woman -- Stubborn streak -- Tutto Va Bene -- Pasta party -- Tangled head -- Lost -- The prince -- The rescuer -- Why, why, why? -- In my head -- The door opens -- Tutto -- II. Pasta -- She's back -- Ciao -- My warm and cold heart -- What's new? -- Violetta -- Janine -- Haircut -- A long pause -- Snakes -- Sauce -- The yellow house -- Meatballs -- Not so fast -- The baby -- The pasta party; Summary: With the help of her wise old grandmother, twelve-year-old Rosie manages to work out some problems in her relationship with her best friend, Bailey, the boy next door.

Notes:

Lexile measure 810; Ages 8-15; Grade level 4.5; General fiction