The Resource My life as a book, Janet Tashjian ; illustrated by Jake Tashjian

My life as a book, Janet Tashjian ; illustrated by Jake Tashjian

Label
My life as a book
Title
My life as a book
Statement of responsibility
Janet Tashjian ; illustrated by Jake Tashjian
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Summer's finally here, and Derek Fallon is looking forward to pelting the UPS truck with water balloons, climbing onto the garage roof, and conducting silly investigations. But when his parents decide to send him to Learning Camp, Derek's dreams of fun come to an end. Ever since he's been labeled a "reluctant reader," his mom has pushed him to read "real" books - something other than his beloved Calvin & Hobbes. As Derek forges unexpected friendships and uncovers a family secret involving himself (in diapers! no less), he realizes that adventures and surprises are around the corner, complete with curve balls
Member of
Summary
Dubbed a "reluctant reader" by his teacher, twelve-year-old Derek spends summer vacation learning important lessons even though he does not complete his summer reading list
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
366939
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tashjian, Janet
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
880
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1994-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tashjian, Jake
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Derek Fallon books
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Summer
  • Secrets
  • Families
  • Books and reading
  • Animals
  • Children's stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
My life as a book, Janet Tashjian ; illustrated by Jake Tashjian
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780312672898
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
My life as a book, Janet Tashjian ; illustrated by Jake Tashjian
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780312672898
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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