Half a world away
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New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2014].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
225 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.7 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
670L
Status:
Antioch High - Teen Fiction
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Description
A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. Eleven-year-old Jaden is adopted, and he knows he's an "epic fail.' That's why his family is traveling to Kazakhstan to adopt a new baby--to replace him, he's sure. And he gets it. He is incapable of stopping his stealing, hoarding, lighting fires, aggressive running, and obsession with electricity. He knows his parents love him, but he feels...nothing. But when they get to Kazakhstan, it turns out the infant they've travelled for has already been adopted, and literally within minutes are faced with having to choose from six other babies. While his parents agonize, Jaden is more interested in the toddlers. One, a little guy named Dimash, spies Jaden and barrels over to him every time he sees him. Jaden finds himself increasingly intrigued by and worried about Dimash. Already three years old and barely able to speak, Dimash will soon age out of the orphanage, and then his life will be as hopeless as Jaden feels now. For the first time in his life, Jaden actually feels something that isn't pure blinding fury, and there's no way to control it, or its power. From camels rooting through garbage like raccoons, to eagles being trained like hunting dogs, to streets that are more pothole than pavement, Half a World Away is Cynthia Kadohata's latest spark of a novel.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781442412750, 1442412755
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.7, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
670

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Description
Twelve-year-old Jaden, an emotionally damaged adopted boy fascinated by electricity, feels a connection to a small, weak toddler with special needs in Kazakhstan, where Jaden's family is trying to adopt a "normal" baby.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kadohata, C. (2014). Half a world away. First edition. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kadohata, Cynthia. 2014. Half a World Away. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kadohata, Cynthia, Half a World Away. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kadohata, Cynthia. Half a World Away. First edition. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014. Print.

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