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The Resource Rules

Rules

Label
Rules
Title
Rules
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia Lord
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rules joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants on in public" — in order to head off David's embarrassing behaviors.But the summer Catherine meets Jason, a surprising, new sort-of friend, and Kristi, the next-door friend she's always wished for, it's her own shocking behavior that turns everything upside down and forces her to ask: What is normal?
Summary
Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic
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Storyline
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2007
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 2008.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 6-8, 2009.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 2008.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 6-8, 2008.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2008.
  • Mitten Award (Michigan), 2006.
  • Schneider Family Book Award for Middle School, 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
143733
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lord, Cynthia
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Rules
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f586ded3-d94f-4d2c-871d-3964f755ee04
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780545666206
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Rules
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f586ded3-d94f-4d2c-871d-3964f755ee04
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780545666206
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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