Spring 2022

Hom

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When a boy washes up on a desert island, he is sure he’s on his own in the world.

But there’s someone else living there: Hom, a peace-loving creature who has lost his family, too. Alone on the island together, they learn from each other and become the best of friends. So when a rescue ship appears on the horizon, the boy has a big decision to make . . .

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978-1-7284-4971-5
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978-1-7284-5646-1
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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Category SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-04-05
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039060, JUV039050, JUV002270
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 10.75 x 9
Lexile 530
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

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Booklist Online

“Children will be ready to accept that living with a strange green creature on a deserted island is a reasonable life choice.”—Booklist

Author: Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St. Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She is now a full-time writer. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Illustrator: Paddy Donnelly

Paddy Donnelly is an Irish illustrator who now lives in Belgium. With over 14 years experience as an illustrator and designer, he also creates kids apps.

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