Nekomah Creek by Linda CrewNekomah Creek by Linda Crew

Nekomah Creek

byLinda Crew

Paperback | November 6, 2001

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Life at Robby Hummer's house is wild, fun, and a big mess since his twin brother and sister were born. At school, he'd rather read quietly than play games at recess of watch a filmstrip. But his teacher thinks he reads too much and sends him to Mrs. Van Gent, the schol counselor. Sheesh! Since when is liking books a problem?

Meanwhile, some kids at school think it's weired that Robby's father stays home to take care of the twins while his mother works. Robby worries that, if his family is not like everybody else's, the authorities could take him away from them. When he learns that Mrs. Van Gent is coming to dinner, he knows she plans to spy. He's got to turn the Hummers into a normal family-now!
Linda Crew is a recipient of the IRA Children's Book Award and the Golden Kite Award, and her books have been named ALA Notables as well as ALA Best Books. She lives on a farm in her home state of Oregon with her husband Herb and their three children.   Charles M. Robinson III is a native of Texas and graduate of St. Edward's Universit...
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Title:Nekomah CreekFormat:PaperbackPublished:November 6, 2001Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:037589506X

ISBN - 13:9780375895067

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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An ALA Notable Children's Book

* "Unusually worthwhile and appealing." -- Pointer, Kirkus Reviews

"Animated and true-to-life." -- Publishers Weekly

"The situations are hilarious, all the while dealing with concerns typical of the targeted audience." -- School Library Journal

"A funny, sunny story that says a great deal." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books