Like Jake and Me

Like Jake and Me

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by Mavis Jukes
     
 

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Illus. in full color. "Timid Alex strives to be like his rugged cowboy stepfather, and the two find a common bond when Alex 'rescues' Jake from a wolf spider. Jukes' quiet observations are unfaltering in their perceptiveness. Radiant full-page pastel illustrations serve as a striking counterpoint. This is an uplifting celebration of a new family's understanding,…  See more details below

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Illus. in full color. "Timid Alex strives to be like his rugged cowboy stepfather, and the two find a common bond when Alex 'rescues' Jake from a wolf spider. Jukes' quiet observations are unfaltering in their perceptiveness. Radiant full-page pastel illustrations serve as a striking counterpoint. This is an uplifting celebration of a new family's understanding, acceptance and love that resonates with truth and humor."--(starred) School Library Journal.


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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The Newbery Honor-winning story of a small boy meetingand learning to lovehis new stepfather. Ages 6-10. (September)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307807632
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
01/25/2012
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Mavis Jukes is the award-winning author of several books for children and teenagers, including the Newbery Honor Book Like Jake and Me . Her other titles include No One is Going to Nashville , Blackberries in the Dark , Getting Even , Wild Iris Bloom , and I'll See You in My Dreams . Mavis taught school for several years -- and was a lawyer -- before becoming a children's book writer. She volunteers as an attorney in the area of juvenile defense and is presently a language arts specialist in a public elementary school.

She lives with her husband, the artist Robert Hudson, and their teenage daughters in Sonoma County, California.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Like Jake and Me 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Was up
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jake is that u?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
-Jake