The Goat in the Rug

Illustrated by Nancy Winslow Parker

About The Book

Geraldine is a goat, and Glenmae, a Navajo weaver. One day, Glenmae decides to weave Geraldine into a rug. First Geraldine is clipped. Then her wool is spun into fine, strong yarn. Finally, Glenmae weaves the wool on her loom. They reader learns, along with Geraldine, about the care and pride involved in the weaving of a Navajo rug -- and about cooperation between friends.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (September 1990)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689714184
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® NC730L

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Awards and Honors

  • Reading Rainbow Book
  • CBC/NCSS Notable Children's Book in Social Studies

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