Weekends With Max And His Dad by Linda UrbanWeekends With Max And His Dad by Linda Urban

Weekends With Max And His Dad

byLinda UrbanIllustratorKatie Kath

Hardcover | April 5, 2016

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A sweet and funny chapter book about the neighborhood adventures shared by nine-year-old Max and his dad as they both adjust to a new habitat.Max and his dad love their weekends together. Weekends mean pancakes, pizza, spy games, dog-walking, school projects, and surprising neighbors! Every weekend presents a small adventure as Max gets to know his dad's new neighborhood-and learns some new ways of thinking about home.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Acclaimed author Linda Urban deftly portrays a third-grader's inner world during a time of transition in this sweet and funny illustrated story that bridges the early reader and middle grade novel.
Linda Urban 's debut novel, A Crooked Kind of Perfect, was nominated for twenty state awards. She is also the author of Hound Dog True, a Kirkus Best Book; The Center of Everything ; and the funny fantasy-adventure Milo Speck, Accidental Agent . A former bookseller, she lives in East Montpelier, Vermont. Visit her website at www.li...
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Title:Weekends With Max And His DadFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 7.75 × 5.5 × 0.67 inPublished:April 5, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544598172

ISBN - 13:9780544598171

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Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2016 Raleigh News & Observer Best of 2016 Fans of Clementine and Ramona have a reason to rejoice: there's a new kid on the block (at least for the weekend). Bighearted, hilarious, and tender, Weekends with Max and His Dad is an absolute charmer." -Katherine Applegate, Newbery medalist* "Urban's subtle and perceptive take on divorce will resonate with children facing similar predicaments as she blends Max's worries and "someone-sitting-on-his-chest" feelings with a vivid imagination and good intentions that take father and son on some very entertaining adventures-with future ones planned." - Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Urban excels at credibly presenting this situation from Max's third-grade point of view? Urban's writing is both crisply specific (a basset hound "sniffed as she walked through puddles, dragging her ears like flat-bottomed boats") and simple enough to be accessible." - Bulletin, starred review "Urban's touch is light throughout, and with likable characters? and a story just right for budding chapter-book readers, she's off to a good start." -Horn Book "The cast of characters grows throughout, but at the heart of the story is Max's warm, easygoing relationship with his father." -Booklist"