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Crenshaw (Hardcover) by Katherine Applegate

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About the Book



"Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There's no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again. Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. He has come back into Jackson's life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything?" --



Book Synopsis



In her first novel since The One and Only Ivan, winner of the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience.

Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There's no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again.

Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. He has come back into Jackson's life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything?

Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary. This title has Common Core connections.



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"This accessible and moving novel demonstrates how the creative resilience of a child's mind can soften difficult situations, while exploring the intersection of imagination and truth." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"The tone is warm and, occasionally, quirkily funny, but it doesn't sugarcoat the effects of hunger and vulnerability. This novel adds a middle-grade perspective to the literature of imaginary friends and paints a convincing and compassionate portrait of a social class--the working poor--underrepresented in children's books." --The Horn Book, starred review



About The Author



Katherine Applegate is the author of the bestselling Animorphs series, and the novels Home of the Brave and The One and Only Ivan, winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal. She lives with her husband, author Michael Grant, and their two children in Northern California.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.8 Inches (H) x 5.5 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .6 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 245
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Imagination + Play, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Format: Hardcover
Author: Katherine Applegate
Language: English
Street Date: September 22, 2015
TCIN: 24002668
UPC: 9781250043238
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0989
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews

My favorite book

5 out of 5 stars
Amy - 3 years ago
My favorite book ever amazing characters and interesting plot. would absolutely recommend.
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