The chalk box kid

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Random House is proud to present the tenth anniversary edition of a book Publishers Weekly called "a gem of a book...a story that goes straight to the heart."  When nine-year-old Gregory experiences several upsets in his life, he responds by creating a fantastic chalk garden on the charred walls of a burned-out factory behind his house.  As his garden grows and flourishes, Gregory finds a voice through his art and, for the first time, is able to find his own place in the world.   The Chalk Box Kid is sure to delight a new generation of children and their parents.  
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Grouped Work ID e74cddad-e7ed-f187-e9fa-0326da33652b
full_title chalk box kid
author bulla clyde robert
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-03-11 05:08:30AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 1
accelerated_reader_reading_level 2.7
auth_author2 Allen, Thomas B. 1928-2004
author Bulla, Clyde Robert.
author2-role Allen, Thomas B.1928-2004ill.
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display_description Nine-year-old Gregory's house does not have room for a garden, but he creates a surprising and very different garden in an unusual place.
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isbn 9780394891026, 9780394991023, 9780590485234
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itype_aacpl Children's Fiction
lexile_score 270
literary_form Fiction
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owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Severn Library, Severna Park Library
primary_isbn 9780394891026
publishDate 1987
record_details ils:a23658|Book|Books||English|Random House,|1987.|56 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
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series Stepping Stone Book
subject_facet Artists -- Fiction, Artists -- Stories, Gardens -- Juvenile fiction, Gardens -- Stories, Imagination -- Fiction, Imagination -- Stories
title_display The chalk box kid
title_full The chalk box kid / by Clyde Robert Bulla ; illustrated by Thomas B. Allen
title_short The chalk box kid
topic_facet Artists, Gardens, Imagination, Stories