Cracker Jackson

Cracker Jackson

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by Betsy Byars
     
 

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A backlist gem from a Newbery-winning author!

Cracker Jackson has a problem. A big, serious, adult problem. When he receives an anonymous note in the mail, he finds out that his old babysitter, Alma, is in danger. Cracker's the only one who can help her. But what can an eleven-year-old do in a situation that most adults couldn't cope with? Cracker will do

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A backlist gem from a Newbery-winning author!

Cracker Jackson has a problem. A big, serious, adult problem. When he receives an anonymous note in the mail, he finds out that his old babysitter, Alma, is in danger. Cracker's the only one who can help her. But what can an eleven-year-old do in a situation that most adults couldn't cope with? Cracker will do anything to protect his beloved Alma. But the situation is already moving beyond his control...

An ALA Notable Book
Winner of the Parents' Choice Award
An IRA-CBC Children's Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140318814
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
10/28/1986
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,057,170
Product dimensions:
5.05(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
710L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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