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The Resource Okay for now, by Gary D. Schmidt

Okay for now, by Gary D. Schmidt

Label
Okay for now
Title
Okay for now
Statement of responsibility
by Gary D. Schmidt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer--a fiery young lady. Together, they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds, and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage
Summary
While Doug struggles to be more than the thug that his teachers and the police think him to be, he finds an unlikely ally in Lil Spicer, as they explore Audubon's art
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Jefferson Cup Award for Older Readers, 2012.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: 2011
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
Awards note
National Book Award Finalist, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
390694
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 850
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.S3527
LC item number
Ok 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Reading level
  • 4.9
  • 5.5
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/related_authorities
-HTdmzNDZHo
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Okay for now, by Gary D. Schmidt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Companion to the Newbery Honor Book The Wednesday Wars"--Cover
Control code
5494165
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
360 p.
Isbn
9780329913755
Isbn Type
(FollettBound)
Lccn
2010942981
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn697552072
  • (OCoLC)697552072
Label
Okay for now, by Gary D. Schmidt
Publication
Note
"Companion to the Newbery Honor Book The Wednesday Wars"--Cover
Control code
5494165
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
360 p.
Isbn
9780329913755
Isbn Type
(FollettBound)
Lccn
2010942981
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn697552072
  • (OCoLC)697552072

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Library Locations

    • Centerville Branch LibraryBorrow it
      206 Gunn Road, Centerville, GA, 31028, US
      32.623901 -83.690582
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      1201 Washington Street, Perry, GA, 31069, US
      32.461021 -83.733818
    • Nola Brantley Memorial Library / Warner RobinsBorrow it
      721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, GA, 31093, US
      32.6189 -83.607292
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