The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Product details

  • Author: L. Frank Baum
  • SKU/ISBN: 1-59194-053-2
  • Year: 2006
  • Page count: 197
  • Reading level: 6
  • Lexile Level: 1030L
  • Weight: 0.3 lb
  • Availability: In stock
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“Quick, Dorothy!" Auntie Em screamed. “Run for the cellar!"

But it was too late. The cyclone was bearing down on the Kansas farmhouse where Dorothy was searching for her little dog Toto. The whirling windstorm scooped up the house and carried it high into the sky with Dorothy and Toto in it. When it finally landed, Dorothy was most definitely not in Kansas anymore. 

“You are welcome, most noble Sorceress, to the land of the Munchkins. We are so grateful to you for having killed the Wicked Witch of the East, and for setting our people free from bondage."

Hearing these strange words, Dorothy and Toto begin one of the most beloved adventures in American literature: their journey to see the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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