The Shetland Pony

Individual Title: $24.95 List / $18.95 Library
Reading Level:
Interest Level: 3-8
Author:Sara Green
Copyright:© 2012

Shetland Ponies are small horses with long, thick manes. They are popular entertainment for children at carnivals and fairs. In this title, students will learn more about the characteristics of this friendly breed and what makes it special today.

Bellwether Level:
Guided Reading Level:Q
Page Count:24
AR Points:0.5
AR Quiz Value:146621
RC Level:800
RC Quiz:Q55086
RC Points:3
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