The Resource The dollar kids, Jennifer Richard Jacobson ; illustrated by Ryan Andrews

The dollar kids, Jennifer Richard Jacobson ; illustrated by Ryan Andrews

Label
The dollar kids
Title
The dollar kids
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Richard Jacobson ; illustrated by Ryan Andrews
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year--old Lowen Grover, a budding comic-book artist, is still reeling from the shooting death of his friend Abe when he stumbles across an article about a former mill town giving away homes for just one dollar. It not only seems like the perfect escape from Flintlock and all of the awful memories associated with the city, but an opportunity for his mum to run her very own business. Fortunately, his family is willing to give it a try. But is the Dollar Program too good to be true? The homes are in horrible shape, and the locals are less than welcoming. Will Millville and the dollar house be the answer to the Grovers' troubles? Or will they find they've traded one set of problems for another? From the author of Small as an Elephant and Paper Things comes a heart-tugging novel about guilt and grief, family and friendship, and, above all, community
Summary
When a family buys a house in a struggling town for just one dollar, they are hoping to start over, but they may have traded one set of problems for another
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10690173
Cataloging source
INB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobson, Jennifer
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Andrews, Ryan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grief
  • Moving, Household
  • Dwellings
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The dollar kids, Jennifer Richard Jacobson ; illustrated by Ryan Andrews
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780763694746
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1046982481
Label
The dollar kids, Jennifer Richard Jacobson ; illustrated by Ryan Andrews
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780763694746
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1046982481

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