Garvey's choice

FIC GRI YHBA 18-19

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Garvey's choice

Grimes, Nikki, author.

Honesdale, Pennsylvania : WordSong, an imprint of Highlights, 2016.

108 pages ; 20 cm.

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Garvey is a bookworm, an inventor of jokes, a loyal friend. He loves music and math and learning about outer space. But Dad wants Garvey to be a jock. He wants to talk sports with Garvey, to roughhouse with him, to play football together. Garvey tries to fill the father-sized hole in his heart with food. Now his classmates can't see who he really is either. All they see is an overweight, awkward kid who doesn't fit in anywhere. Garvey has an important choice to make, one that could be the key to getting people - including his father - to see and accept the real Garvey...

Reading Counts: Level 3.5 3-5. / 4. Points

Lexile: 620L

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2 copies available at West Noble Elementary

ISBN:

978-1-62979-740-3 (hardcover) : 15.80

LC Call No:

PZ7.G756 Gar 2016

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Grimes, Nikki, author.

Title:

Garvey's choice / Nikki Grimes.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

108 pages ; 20 cm.

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Junior Library Guild

Summary:

Garvey is a bookworm, an inventor of jokes, a loyal friend. He loves music and math and learning about outer space. But Dad wants Garvey to be a jock. He wants to talk sports with Garvey, to roughhouse with him, to play football together. Garvey tries to fill the father-sized hole in his heart with food. Now his classmates can't see who he really is either. All they see is an overweight, awkward kid who doesn't fit in anywhere. Garvey has an important choice to make, one that could be the key to getting people - including his father - to see and accept the real Garvey...

Target Audience:

Ages 8-10.

Target Audience:

Grades 3-5.

Target Audience:

620L Lexile.

Study Program:

Reading Counts 3-5. 3.5 4.

Awards Note:

A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)

Subject:

Father-son relationship--Fiction.

Subject:

Parental acceptance--Fiction.

Subject:

Social acceptance--Fiction.

Subject:

Bildungsromans.

Subject:

Novels in verse.

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