The Story of Jumping Mouse

A Native American Folktale

Folktales from Around the World
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The story of a kind-hearted, curious mouse who gives his own eyes to other creatures so that they might be healed of various ailments. As a reward for the mouse's unselfish actions, a magical frog turns him into a majestic eagle.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction
Category Language Arts
Copyright 2012
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2011-08-01
BISACS JUV012020, JUV012030, JUV012040
Dewey 398.2097
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 8.25
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 146773
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, and Reviewed
  • Folktales
  • About the Illustrator
Author: Amanda StJohn

Illustrator: Durga Yael Bernhard


A noteworthy review of Folktales from Around the World from Children's Bookwatch on September 1, 2011

From a series titled ‘Folktales from Around the World’, ‘The Story of Jumping Mouse: A Native American Folktale’ retold by Amanda St. John and illustrated by Durga Yael Bernhard is the story of Little Mouse, the youngest, most curious mouse in his family, who had… View →