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The Red Ball

The red ball.

by Renata Hopkins

illustrations by Aki Fukuoka

SJ L3 cover image May 2015.

“The Red Ball” is a contemporary story, with elements of fairy tales and cautionary stories. Students will enjoy reading about a fairy who helps to get rid of a girl’s high-achieving sister. As with many traditional tales, “The Red Ball” incorporates a problem with a test and a dilemma for the main character. 

Series: School Journal Level 3 May 2015

Learning area: English

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: fairy tales, jealousy, magical powers, other worlds, parody, siblings, sisters, spells, twins

In: School Journal Level 3 May 2015

Publication date: May 2015

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