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The magic word / written by Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Elise Parsley.

Barnett, Mac, (author.). Parsley, Elise, (illustrator.).

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  • 52 of 63 copies available at Missouri Evergreen.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at North Kansas City. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at North Kansas City Public Library. (Show)

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0 current holds with 63 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE BAR (Text) 0001002315784 JUV Easy Available -
North Kansas City Public Library JE BAR (Text) 0001002315792 JUV Easy Available -
Albany Carnegie Public Library E FIC IMAGINATION BAR (Text) 35615000042897 Easy Picture Books Available -
 Show Me Readers: Award Nominees 2018-2019
Cameron Public Library E BAR (Text) 32311111185138 Early Reader Fiction Checked out 09/19/2019
Carrollton Public Library FIC J BAR (Text) 30183000050238 Children - Ruff Tuff/Powder Puff Available -
Carthage Public Library P Barnett, Mac (Text) 34MO2001791821 Primary Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Archie E BAR 2016 (Text) 0002204876367 Children's Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Bookmobile E BAR 2016 (Text) 0002204874719 Children's Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Drexel E BAR 2016 (Text) 0002204874685 Children's Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Garden City E BAR 2016 (Text) 0002204874701 Children's Picture Books Available -
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Tired of his babysitter asking him to use the magic word, Paxton C. Heymeyer triggers a series of fantastical misadventures when he realizes he can get what he wants by saying "alakazoomba" instead of "please."
Target Audience Note:
AD480L Lexile
Decoding demand: 57 (medium) Semantic demand: 68 (high) Syntactic demand: 63 (high) Structure demand: 78 (high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.4 0.5 185165.
Subject: Etiquette > Juvenile fiction.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Humorous stories > Juvenile literature.
Summary: Tired of his babysitter asking him to use the magic word, Paxton C. Heymeyer triggers a series of fantastical misadventures when he realizes he can get what he wants by saying "alakazoomba" instead of "please."

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