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My one hundred adventures

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Horvath,Polly

Source:

Schwartz & Wade Books, Volume 1st, New York, p.260 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3558 .O7276 M9 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8380600

Keywords:

Babysitters--Fiction, Babysitters--Juvenile fiction, Beaches--Fiction, Beaches--Juvenile fiction, Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2008, Brothers and sisters--Fiction, Brothers and sisters--Juvenile fiction, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, School Library Journal Best Books 2008, Single-parent families--Fiction, Single-parent families--Juvenile fiction, Summer--Fiction, Summer--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Contents: Summer begins -- A stranger comes -- Mrs. Parks's thrombosis -- Delivering bibles by balloon -- The poetry reading -- The rescue -- The seer -- Mr. Fordyce -- Mabel's cousin the channeler -- Ned -- Death -- The funeral -- Everyone disappears -- Everyone reappears -- To Canada.; Summary: Twelve-year-old Jane, who lives at the beach in a run-down old house with her mother, two brothers, and sister, has an eventful summer accompanying her pastor on bible deliveries, meeting former boyfriends of her mother's, and being coerced into babysitting for a family of ill-mannered children.

Notes:

Lexile measure 810; ages 8-14; book level 5