The Way Back Home
The Way Back Home
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The Way Back Home

Written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Published by Philomel
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From the illustrator of the #1 smash hit The Day the Crayons Quit comes an imaginative tale of friendship in a world where what makes us different isn’t nearly as important as what makes us the same. When a boy discovers a single-propeller airplane in his closet, he does what any young adventurer would do: He flies it into outer space! Millions of miles from Earth, the plane begins to sputter and quake, its fuel tank on empty. The boy executes a daring landing on the moon . . . but there’s no telling what kind of slimy, slithering, tentacled, fangtoothed monsters lurk in the darkness! (Plus, it’s dark and lonely out there.) Coincidentally, engine trouble has stranded a young Martian on the other side of the moon, and he’s just as frightened and alone. Martian, Earthling—it’s all the same when you’re in need of a friend.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780399250743
Publication Date
January 1, 2008
Page Count
32
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2007029570
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
165956219
ASIN/ISBN 10
0399250743
Lexile® Level
AD590L
ATOS® Book Level
3.1
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
121880
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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