The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
Viking, New York, 1962.
Realistic fiction, 33 pages.
1963 Caldecott Medal Winner
Lexile: AD500L (What does AD mean in Lexile levels?)
AR Level: 2.5 (worth 0.5 points)
Note: This is the first of seven books featuring Peter.
Young Peter’s day in the snow is a classic for all children, as well as a book of historic importance.
I posted some time ago about how I originally got this book – however a friend recently gifted me a new hardcover copy! There is a book by Andrea Davis Pinkney about the making of The Snowy Day that I can’t wait to review as well.