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El Mundo de Acuerdo a Humphrey - by Betty G Birney (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 144

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Animals

Series Title: Humphrey

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Puffin Books

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Pets

Author: Betty G Birney

Language: Spanish

Street Date: January 22, 2015
TCIN: 16465691
UPC: 9780147514196
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-3544

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Praise for Humphrey...

"Humphrey es simp�tico y de gran coraz�n. Ya la lectura de este libro es simplemente �buena-buena-buena!"--Kirkus Reviews

"A likable hamster narrates this novel for newly independent readers....Birney succeeds in developing the animal's character without the narrative becoming too cute or contrived. Humphrey's views underscore the importance of knowing the full story before making judgments, and his presence makes a positive difference in the lives of the people he meets. All in all, a winning book that will appeal to children who like tales about animals, school life, and friendship."--School Library Journal

"The story deftly avoids triteness while still feeling breezy and acknowledging deeply felt troubles, such as Mrs. Brisbane's husband's depression. The pet-care tips punctuating each chapter would benefit any youngster thinking about getting a hamster, but for everyone else, this read is simply good-good-good."--Kirkus Reviews

Awards and Honors for the Humphrey series:

The World According to Humphrey

Winner Children's Crown Award

Winner Iowa Children's Choice Award

Winner Rhode Island Children's Book Award

Winner Pennsylvania's Keystone to Reading Book Award

Winner Maryland's Black-Eyed Susan Award

Winner Oklahoma's Sequoyah Book Award

Winner Washington State's Sasquatch Reading Award

Winner Golden Sower Award (NE)

Maud Hart Lovelace Award 2nd Place (MN)

Massachusetts Children's Book Award Honor Book

Nevada Young Readers Award Nominee
Sunshine State Award Master List (FL)

Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee

Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award Nominee

South Carolina Children's Book Award Nominee

North Carolina Children's Book Award Nominee

Beehive Award Nominee (UT)

Young Hoosier Award Nominee (IN)

Bluestem Book Award Nominee (IL)

Kennebec Valley Book Award Nominee (ME)

Bank St. Children's Book Committee Starred Best Book of the Year

North Carolina Battle of the Books

Friendship According to Humphrey
2006 Christopher Award Winner, Winner Children's Crown Award, Bank St. Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Iowa Children's Choice Nominee, New York Library Association Best Book of the Season

Sub rights sold by agent: UK, Japan, Holland, Hungary, Arabic

Trouble According to Humphrey
A Bank Street Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Children's Crown Award Nominee, Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM)

Surprises According to Humphrey
A BookSense Pick, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Selection, Iowa Children's Choice Nominee, Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, California Collection Selection.

Adventure According to Humphrey
Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM), Children's Crown Award Honor Book

Summer According to Humphrey
SCIBA Book Award Finalist, California Collection selection, Children's Crown Award nominee

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