Like Jake and Me

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In this Newbery Honor—winning story from 1984, a new family builds a relationship as a stepfather and stepson celebrate their differences and take heart in their similarities.

Alex feels that he does not have much in common with his stepfather Jake until a fuzzy spider brings them together.

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Overview

In this Newbery Honor—winning story from 1984, a new family builds a relationship as a stepfather and stepson celebrate their differences and take heart in their similarities.

Alex feels that he does not have much in common with his stepfather Jake until a fuzzy spider brings them together.

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

  • ISBN-13: 9780440421221
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 12/27/2005
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 641,286
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.18 (w) x 7.79 (h) x 0.18 (d)

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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2013

    Hey rose

    Was up

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    Posted March 3, 2013

    Hey im rose

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    Posted December 1, 2012

    jade

    Jake is that u?

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    Posted May 2, 2012

    Kitchen

    -Jake

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