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The Resource Pax

Pax

Label
Pax
Title
Pax
Statement of responsibility
Sara Pennypacker ; [illustrated by Jon Klassen]
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Language
eng
Summary
National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the YearFrom bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come.Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild.At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own. . .
Summary
When his father enlists in the military and makes him return his beloved pet fox to the wild, Peter, who has been sent to live with his grandfather hundreds of miles away, embarks on a journey filled with astonishing discoveries in order to be reunited with his fox
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Award
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 3-5, 2017
  • California Young Reader Medal, Intermediate, 2018.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2016
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
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10462912
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
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760
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Pax
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1567ff6d-d53e-4958-9343-01ac6ce37ce0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062377036
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Pax
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1567ff6d-d53e-4958-9343-01ac6ce37ce0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062377036
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Port Arthur Public LibraryBorrow it
      4615 9th Avenue, Port Arthur, TX, 77642, US
      29.9262479 -93.9478459
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