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Minn and Jake (Sunburst Books)by Janet S. Wong
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A surprising friendship
Do you ever feel like youve somehow lost your true best friend? Minn feels this way. So does Jake. But Minn and Jake have no intention of being friends. Minns a string bean. Jakes a shrimp. Minns a girl. Jakes a boy. And in fifth grade, who wants a best friend of the opposite sex? But Minn and Jake are forced together by circumstances, which only strengthen their resistance . . . until Minn takes Jake lizard hunting. There are lots of good ways to choose a friend.
This enchanting free-verse novel, accompanied by expressive, humorous black-and-white drawings, proves that sometimes friendship just happens.
Fifth graders Minn and Jake are are forced together by circumstances, strengthening their resistance to be friends. But when Minn takes Jake lizard hunting, they learn friendship just sometimes happens. Illustrations. Accelerated Reader: Reading Level 4.7, 2 Points.
About the Author
Janet S. Wong is the author of many poetry collections and acclaimed picture books, including This Next New Year. She lives in Medina, Washington.
Geneviève Côté has illustrated several books for children. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.
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