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Catching a storyfish

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Publisher:
Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights,
Pub. Date:
[2016]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
610L
Description
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year Keet knows the only good thing about moving away from her Alabama home is that she'll live near her beloved grandfather. When Keet starts school, it's even worse than she expected, as the kids tease her about her southern accent. Now Keet, who can "talk the whiskers off a catfish," doesn't want to open her mouth. Slowly, though, while fishing with her grandfather, she learns the art of listening. Gradually, she makes her first new friend. But just as she'sbeginning to settle in, her grandfather has a stroke, and even though he's still nearby, he suddenly feels ever-so-far-away. Keet is determined to reel him back to her by telling him stories; in the process she finds her voice and her grandfather again. This lyrical and deeply emotional novel-in-verse celebrates the power of story and of finding one's individual voice.
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ISBN:
9781629794297
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.6, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
610L
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Grouped Work ID 5f83e9c0-852e-d2c2-944b-0f8056a25277
Full title catching a storyfish
Author harrington janice n
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 00:43:23AM

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display_description "Keet knows the only good thing about moving away from her Alabama home is that she'll live near her beloved grandfather. When Keet starts school, it's even worse than she expected, as the kids tease her about her southern accent. Now Keet, who can 'talk the whiskers off a catfish,' doesn't want to open her mouth. Slowly, though, while fishing with her grandfather, she learns the art of listening. Gradually, she makes her first new friend. But just as she's beginning to settle in, her grandfather has a stroke, and even though he's still nearby, he suddenly feels ever-so-far-away. Keet is determined to reel him back to her by telling him stories; in the process she finds her voice and her grandfather again. This lyrical and deeply emotional novel-in-verse celebrates the power of story and of finding one's individual voice."--Publisher's website.
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subject_facet Girls -- Juvenile fiction, Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction, Grandparent and child -- Juvenile fiction, Novels in verse, Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Catching a storyfish
title_full Catching a storyfish / Janice N. Harrington
title_short Catching a storyfish
topic_facet Girls, Grandfathers, Grandparent and child, Storytelling