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The Resource Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Label
Pax
Title
Pax
Statement of responsibility
Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come. Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be?with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own. . .
Summary
When his father enlists in the military and makes him return his beloved pet fox to the wild, Peter, who has been sent to live with his grandfather hundreds of miles away, embarks on a journey filled with astonishing discoveries in order to be reunited with his fox
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 3-5, 2017
  • California Young Reader Medal, Intermediate, 2018.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2016
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462912
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780062377012
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2015015400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780062377012
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2015015400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations

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