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The Resource Half Brother, Kenneth Oppel, (electronic resource)

Half Brother, Kenneth Oppel, (electronic resource)

Label
Half Brother
Title
Half Brother
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Oppel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Printz-Honor-winning author of Airborn comes an absorbing YA novel about a teen boy whose scientist parents take in a chimpanzee to be part of the family. For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child. But all that changes when his mother brings home Zan — an eight-day-old chimpanzee. Ben's father, a renowned behavioral scientist, has uprooted the family to pursue his latest research project: a high-profile experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills. Ben's parents tell him to treat Zan like a little brother. Ben reluctantly agrees. At least now he's not the only one his father's going to scrutinize. It isn't long before Ben is Zan's favorite, and Ben starts to see Zan as more
Summary
In 1973, when a renowned Canadian behavioral psychologist pursues his latest research project--an experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills--he brings home a baby chimp named Zan and asks his thirteen-year-old son to treat Zan like a little brother.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award for Children, 2011.
  • Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award, 2011.
  • Red Maple Fiction Award (Ontario), 2012.
  • Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award for YA-Middle Reader, 2011.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011
  • OLA Best Bets, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
371947
Cataloging source
DLC
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1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oppel, Kenneth
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 11
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Overdrive Inc
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Half Brother, Kenneth Oppel, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780545328784
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1c52e175-1be1-4bbe-b408-023be17fbbed
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
Label
Half Brother, Kenneth Oppel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780545328784
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1c52e175-1be1-4bbe-b408-023be17fbbed
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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