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The Tiger Rising

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 29,183 Ratings and 3,411 Reviews

Book Description
Kate DiCamillo's first novel Because of Winn-Dixie won a Newbery Honor in 2000 for the no-nonsense charm and wisdom of its down-home young heroine, Opal. Also set in Florida, The Tiger Rising is more of a short story in scope, the tale of 12-year-old Rob Horton who finds a caged tiger in the woods behind the Kentucky Star Motel where he lives with his dad. The tiger is so incongruous in this ... More
Book Information
PublisherDemco Media
BindingTurtleback (29 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date12/2002
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About Kate DiCamillo (Author) : Katrina Elizabeth DiCamillo (born March 25, 1964) is an American children's author. She is known for her award-winning children's books including Because of Winn-Dixie, adapted into film in 2005, The ... more
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9/5/2011 Naomi Hawkins Rowe said: Another wonderful story from the lovely Ms. Dicamillo.
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3/17/2010 Nivi Engineer said: Such a moving, poignant tale. Simple yet so deep. Touching.
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3/14/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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3/9/2008 Blake Hoena tagged as: I read

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1/30/2008 Stephenie Hovland said:
If you need your students to learn how to look for symbolism in literature, this book would be perfect. Some of the symbolism would be able to be identified by most students. Then, you can take them deeper, finding more and more, as you explore the possible symbols of almost every object in the st... more

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