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Everything on a waffle

Guided Reading Level: 

V
Everything on a Waffle

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Horvath,Polly

Source:

Farrar Straus Giroux, Volume 1st, New York, p.149 (2001)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3558 .O7276 E94 2001

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6720427

Keywords:

British Columbia--Fiction, Foster home care--Fiction, Interpersonal relations--Fiction, Parent and child--Fiction, Self-reliance--Fiction, Uncles--Fiction

Abstract:

Contents: My parents are lost at sea -- I move to Uncle Jack's -- The dead whalers -- I am almost incarcerated -- Lena's boiled potatoes -- What Miss Bowzer knew -- I lose all my sweaters -- I lose a toe -- Uncle Jack's idea -- I set fire to a guinea pig -- Dinner at The girl on the red swing -- I lose another digit -- Fire -- Miss Perfidy leaves -- Everybody goes home.; Summary: Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British Columbia recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.

Notes:

Lexile measure 950; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.9; Comedy & humor, Fiction