Like Jake and Me

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440421221
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 12/27/2005
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 451,723
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 400L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About 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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