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The Vanderbeekers on the road  Cover Image Book Book

The Vanderbeekers on the road / by Karina Yan Glaser.

Glaser, Karina Yan, (author,, illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358434573
  • ISBN: 0358434572
  • Physical Description: 331 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map on lining papers.
Summary, etc.:
In this new adventure in the New York Times bestselling series, the Vanderbeekers depart Harlem to celebrate their dad's birthday. But their surprise road trip turns rocky when the younger kids try to keep their family from ever facing change. Our beloved Harlem family is putting the VAN in Vanderbeekers as they hit the highway to give their dad the best birthday surprise EVER! Re-creating a road trip Papa never got the chance to take with his own father, the whole crew is packed and ready for a cross-country adventure. Things get off to a rocky start when the car breaks down on their way to pick up Papa. But they really veer off course when Laney discovers that Jessie and Orlando are interviewing at a college once they get to California. How can they even think about leaving New York? Wouldn't that change their family? And how can she and her other siblings stop them? Exploring themes of leaving home, embracing change, and the lessons to be learned when we go to a new place, The Vanderbeekers on the Road is every bit a journey.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7 to 10. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Grades 2-3. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Subject: Families > Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed families > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Siblings > Juvenile fiction.
Automobile travel > Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed children > Juvenile fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Road fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 8 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 1 current hold with 8 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library J GLASER (Text) 0001012486445 JUV Fiction New Checked out 10/21/2022


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