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Year of the Jungle

Author: James Proimos
Publisher: New York : Scholastic US, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
Suzy spends her year in first grade waiting for her father, who is serving in Vietnam, and when the postcards stop coming she worries that he will never make it home.

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Genre/Form: Level three easy reader
Theme easy reader
Picture books
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / Family / General
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Proimos
ISBN: 9780545425162 0545425166
OCLC Number: 858036762
Notes: Hardback.
Awards: Winner of Christopher Awards (Books for Young People) 2014
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Seven to Ten) 2014
Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) (Picture Book) 2013
Commended for Gryphon Award 2014
Commended for Charlotte Zolotow Award 2014
Description: 40 pages ; 288 x 223 mm
Responsibility: James Proimos.


When Suzy's father is called to war in a faraway jungle, she struggles to deal with his absence. When will he return? As the months go by, measured by the arrival of postcards, Suzy's father starts  Read more...


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