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Tuck Everlasting
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Published:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) 2015
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
770L
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Critically acclaimed when it was first published, Tuck Everlasting has become a much-loved, well-studied modern-day classic. This anniversary edition features an in-depth interview conducted by Betsy Hearne in which Natalie Babbitt takes a look at Tuck Everlasting twenty-five years later.

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Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Edition:
SPE|Special edition, 40th Anniversary Edition
Street Date:
01/20/2015
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780374302030
ASIN:
B00NS3W1F8
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
770
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APA Citation (style guide)

Natalie Babbitt. (2015). Tuck Everlasting. SPE|Special edition, 40th Anniversary Edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Natalie Babbitt. 2015. Tuck Everlasting. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR).

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Natalie Babbitt. Tuck Everlasting. SPE|Special edition, 40th Anniversary Edition Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2015. Web.

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