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Tacky the penguin

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IL: LG - BL: 3.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
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AD: Adult Directed 630L
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An offbeat penguin shows his peers the power of individuality in this humorous tale from the author of Pookins Gets Her Way.

Tacky is an odd bird. He likes to do splashy cannonballs and greet his companions with a loud "What's happening?" In fact, he's something of an eccentric, which wouldn't be a problem if all the other penguins weren't such...conformists.

When intimidating visitors invade their peaceful, nice, icy land, it'll take a lot more than a bunch of perfect penguins to save the day. Thank goodness Tacky's such an odd bird!

"This book is must reading for any kid—or grown-up—who refuses to follow the pack."—Publishers Weekly
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9780547347424
9780395455364
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
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An offbeat penguin shows his peers the power of individuality in this humorous tale from the author of Pookins Gets Her Way.

Tacky is an odd bird. He likes to do splashy cannonballs and greet his companions with a loud "What's happening?" In fact, he's something of an eccentric, which wouldn't be a problem if all the other penguins weren't such...conformists.

When intimidating visitors invade their peaceful, nice, icy land, it'll take a lot more than a bunch of perfect penguins to save the day. Thank goodness Tacky's such an odd bird!

"This book is must reading for any kid—or grown-up—who refuses to follow the pack."—Publishers Weekly
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seriesTacky the penguin books
series_with_volumeTacky the penguin books|1
subject_facetBehavior -- Fiction
California Young Reader Medal
Electronic books
Human behavior -- Juvenile fiction
Individuality -- Fiction
Individuality -- Juvenile fiction
Penguins -- Fiction
Penguins -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayTacky the penguin
title_fullTacky the Penguin
Tacky the penguin / Helen Lester ; illustrated by Lynn Munsinger
Tacky the penguin [electronic resource] Lester, Helen.
title_shortTacky the penguin
topic_facetBehavior
Electronic books
Human behavior
Individuality
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Penguins