The Resource Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Label
Pax
Title
Pax
Statement of responsibility
Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox, and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen. Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by 'his boy', Peter. Now the country is at war and when his father enlists, Peter has no choice but to move in with his grandfather. Far worse than leaving home is the fact that he has to leave Pax behind. But before Peter spends even one night under his grandfather's roof he sneaks out into the night, determined to find his beloved friend. This is the story of Peter, Pax, and their journeys back to each other as war rampages throughout the country
Summary
When his father enlists in the military and makes him return his beloved pet fox to the wild, Peter, who has been sent to live with his grandfather hundreds of miles away, embarks on a journey filled with astonishing discoveries in order to be reunited with his fox
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 3-5, 2017
  • California Young Reader Medal, Intermediate, 2018.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462912
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pennypacker, Sara
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Klassen, Jon
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Foxes as pets
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
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
22 cm.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9780008124090
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
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
22 cm.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9780008124090
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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