Night Job
Night Job
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Night Job

Written by Karen Hesse & illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Published by Candlewick Press
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With lyrical narration and elegant, evocative artwork, Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse and illustrator G. Brian Karas share the nighttime experience of a father and child. When the sun sets, Dad’s job as a school custodian is just beginning. What is it like to work on a Friday night while the rest of the city is asleep? There’s the smell of lilacs in the night air, the dusky highway in the moonlight, and glimpses of shy nighttime animals to make the dark magical. Shooting baskets in the half-lit gym, sweeping the stage with the game on the radio, and reading out loud to his father in the library all help the boy’s time pass quickly. But what makes the night really special is being with Dad. Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse’s quietly powerful story of a boy and his father is tenderly brought to life by G. Brian Karas in this luminous tribute to an enduring, everyday sort of love.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780763662387
Publication Date
September 11, 2018
Page Count
32
Words Per Page
12
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
3 - 7 years
ASIN/ISBN 10
0763662380
Est. Lexile® Level
~511L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~N
ATOS® Book Level
3.4
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
197028
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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