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A Place for Nicholas
Contributor(s): Floyd, Lucy, McPhail, David (Illustrator)
ISBN: 015205149X     ISBN-13: 9780152051495
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    OUR PRICE: $3.60  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: March 2005
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Annotation: Everywhere Nicholas goes, someone in his busy, noisy family is already there. All he wants is a special place of his own. Luckily, his little brother Jeff has an idea. Full color.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Solitude; Fiction.
Brothers; Fiction.
Family life; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Siblings
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: 2003026725
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Green Light Readers. Level 2
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 6.00" W x 0.25" (0.15 lbs)
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 85108
Reading Level: 1.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
"Everywhere" Nicholas goes, someone in his busy, noisy family is already there. All he wants is a special place of his own. Luckily his little brother, Jeff, has an idea. . . .

Contributor Bio(s): iv>LUCY FLOYD is the author of another Green Light Reader, Rabbit and Turtle Go to School. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

DAVID McPHAIL is the creator of dozens of wonderful books, including Big Brown Bear's Up and Down Day; Sisters; Mole Music, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and several Green Light Readers. He lives in New Hampshire.


Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2005 Fall)
Nicholas wants his "own place": he feels cramped in his house, his yard, and his room, which he shares with his younger brother, who valiantly creates a space that Nicholas can call his own. Newly emergent readers will be seduced by McPhail's unmistakable sketchy-line-filled art recalling Sendak at his cheeriest. Two rather tired activities are appended. Copyright 2005 Horn Book Guide Reviews.