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Monday, September 7, 2015

Crenshaw (children's)


Book #114 Read in 2015
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate (children's)

Jackson is in 4th grade and has a little sister named Robin.  He also has an imaginary friend named Crenshaw, who is a cat the size of a human.  It has been a few years since he last saw Crenshaw but one night he returns to Jackson's life.  Jackson's parents are having financial issues and facing eviction.  Jackson doesn't want to go back to living in the family's mini van.  Can Crenshaw help Jackson navigate the path to talking to his parents about these serious issues?  This book was well-written and handled serious issues in an appropriate way for its targeted reading age group.  I love this author's writing.  I received a copy of this book from Amazon Vine in exchange for a honest review.

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