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The birthday room, by Kevin Henkes

Label
The birthday room
Title
The birthday room
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Henkes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When twelve-year-old Ben visits his uncle in Oregon, he feels caught in the strained relationship between his mother and her brother while he also begins to accept himself as an artist. "Two of the things Benjamin Hunter received for his twelfth birthday took him completely by surprise: A room and a letter. The room was from his parents. The letter was from his uncle." Ben was just two years old when he and his uncle, Ian, were last together, so Ben didn't remember him. And no one in Ben's family ever talked about the man. Then the letter arrived, changing Ben's life, and changing his family in unexpected ways. And there was the birthday room ..
Summary
When twelve-year-old Ben visits his uncle in Oregon, he feels caught in the strained relationship between his mother and her brother while he also begins to accept himself as an artist
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
091198
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Henkes, Kevin
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
Interest level
blank
LC call number
PZ7.H389
LC item number
Bl 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 7
Reading level
5.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Uncles
  • Self-acceptance
  • Artists
  • Family life
  • Uncles
  • Self-acceptance
  • Artists
  • Artists
  • Families
  • Self-acceptance
  • Uncles
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The birthday room, by Kevin Henkes
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc041/98039887.html
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm39724201
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780688167332
Lccn
98039887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)39724201
Label
The birthday room, by Kevin Henkes
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc041/98039887.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm39724201
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780688167332
Lccn
98039887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)39724201

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