A Chip Off the Old Block
A Chip Off the Old Block
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A Chip Off the Old Block

Written by Jody Jensen Shaffer & illustrated by Daniel Miyares
Published by Nancy Paulsen Books
Prices as of Aug 11

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A plucky pebble shows true grit as he travels the country trying to find out if he fits in with any of his famous rock-formation relatives. Rocky comes from a long line of rock stars! Uncle Gibraltar, Aunt Etna, and Great-Grandma Half Dome are just some of the legendary rock formations he calls family. It’s no wonder he wants to matter in a big way too–but it’s not easy trying to get a foothold. Rocky gets tossed by The Wave and driven away at Devil’s Tower–but he’s determined not to allow these pitfalls to chip away at his confidence. Rather than feeling crushed, he keeps on rolling, hoping to become the rock-star he knows he’s meant to be.

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  • Rocky wants to do something important like his relatives. What do you want to do with your life? Do you want to do something your relatives have done? What do you enjoy doing?

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780399173882
    Publication Date
    February 20, 2018
    Text Details
    Text set in Boucherie Flared, Boucherie Sans, and Neutraface Text.
    Illustration Details
    The art for this book was made by using watercolors and acrylic paints on paper, as well as digital tools.
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    17
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    5 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017009140
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    988047872
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0399173889
    Lexile® Level
    AD550L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~N
    ATOS® Book Level
    2.9
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    500421
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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