Portland Public Library

Lenny's book of everything, Karen Foxlee

Label
Lenny's book of everything, Karen Foxlee
Language
eng
Index
no index present
Literary Form
fiction
Main title
Lenny's book of everything
Oclc number
1029778746
Responsibility statement
Karen Foxlee
Summary
Lenny Spink is the sister of a giant. Her little brother, Davey, suffers from a rare form of gigantism and is taunted by other kids and turned away from school because of his size. To escape their cruel reality, Lenny and Davey obsess over the entries in their monthly installment of Burrell's Build-It-at-Home Encyclopedia set. Lenny vows to become a beetle expert, while Davey decides he will run away to Canada and build a log cabin. But as Davey's disease progresses, the siblings' richly imagined world becomes harder to cling to in this deeply moving and original novel about grief, family, and wonder
Target audience
pre adolescent
Content
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