Publication Date: 1980
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 610L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level P
Interest Level: Grade Level: 2 - 6; Age Level: 8 - 12
Major Awards: Beehive Award (Utah) * Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People Award * Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Minnesota) * Library of Congress Children's Books * New York Times Outstanding Book
Number of Pages: 96 pages
Approximate Word Count: 29,280 words -- The average reader will spend 1 hours and 57 minutes reading Stone Fox at 250 words per minute.*
Audible Book Length: 58 mins
Book Themes: Love Between a Boy and his Dog, Competition, Perseverance (Determination)
Genre: Historical Fiction, Based on a Rocky Mountain Legend, Action Adventure
Setting: Wyoming -- set at an indeterminate time in the American Old West
Is she dead, Mr. Stone Fox? Is she dead?” little Willy asked, looking up at Stone Fox with his one good eye.
First Line: One day Grandfather wouldn't get out of bed.
Point of View: Third Person - The narrator seems to be speaking directly to the reader as in telling a story.
*Estimate from Reading Length