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Jakeman (Paperback) - Deborah Ellis
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2008, ISBN: 1550415751

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[EAN: 9781550415759], Neubuch, [PU: FITZHENRY WHITESIDE, United States], Children's Fiction|Action & Adventure, Children's Fiction|Animals|Farm Animals, Children's Fiction|Family|Orphans & Foster Homes, Children's Fiction|Family|Parents, Children's Fiction|General, Children's Fiction|Social Situations|Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Language: English . Brand New Book. Diamond Willow Award nominee, 2008 Silver Birch Fiction shortlist, 2007 CLA Children s Book of the Year Award 2008 shortlist VOYA s Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers list, 2007 Hackmatack Children s Choice Book Award nominee, 2008-2009 Jake and his sister Shoshona have been under foster care since their single mother was arrested for possession and trafficking three years before. Both have found their own ways to cope: Shoshona has become a bossy mother figure; Jake, who is a budding comic book artist, has created an alter ego named Jakeman. And unbeknownst to his sister, Jake continues his one-man letter-writing campaign to the Governor, pleading for clemency for their mom. Along with an assortment of nervous, angry, and damaged kids, Jake and Shoshona take a community-provided school bus four times a year on the long overnight journey through New York State to visit their mother in jail. This time will be like no other trip they ve ever taken. Their adult chaperones contract food poisoning on the way back and must be dropped off at a hospital. And their driver, refusing to wait for another adult to replace their chaperones, sets off again with only the kids and a hidden bottle of booze in tow. In no time they are off the main highway and lost. And their driver, now staggering drunk, abandons the kids and walks off, leaving them in the middle of nowhere. Angry and sick to death of a system that has deserted them at every turn, Shoshana takes the wheel. And through a series of crazy side trips, Jake and the others hatch a plan to visit the Governor s mother. And when the old lady sees that her son has dismissed Jake s appeals and refused to even reply, she helps them face off with the Governor himself. Jake and the others find themselves at a photo opportunity that ends in tragedy even as it gives the long-abandoned kids a forum to be heard at long last.

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2008, ISBN: 1550415751

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[EAN: 9781550415759], Neubuch, [PU: FITZHENRY WHITESIDE, United States], Children's Fiction|Action & Adventure, Children's Fiction|Animals|Farm Animals, Children's Fiction|Family|Orphans & Foster Homes, Children's Fiction|Family|Parents, Children's Fiction|General, Children's Fiction|Social Situations|Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Language: English . Brand New Book. Diamond Willow Award nominee, 2008 Silver Birch Fiction shortlist, 2007 CLA Children s Book of the Year Award 2008 shortlist VOYA s Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers list, 2007 Hackmatack Children s Choice Book Award nominee, 2008-2009 Jake and his sister Shoshona have been under foster care since their single mother was arrested for possession and trafficking three years before. Both have found their own ways to cope: Shoshona has become a bossy mother figure; Jake, who is a budding comic book artist, has created an alter ego named Jakeman. And unbeknownst to his sister, Jake continues his one-man letter-writing campaign to the Governor, pleading for clemency for their mom. Along with an assortment of nervous, angry, and damaged kids, Jake and Shoshona take a community-provided school bus four times a year on the long overnight journey through New York State to visit their mother in jail. This time will be like no other trip they ve ever taken. Their adult chaperones contract food poisoning on the way back and must be dropped off at a hospital. And their driver, refusing to wait for another adult to replace their chaperones, sets off again with only the kids and a hidden bottle of booze in tow. In no time they are off the main highway and lost. And their driver, now staggering drunk, abandons the kids and walks off, leaving them in the middle of nowhere. Angry and sick to death of a system that has deserted them at every turn, Shoshana takes the wheel. And through a series of crazy side trips, Jake and the others hatch a plan to visit the Governor s mother. And when the old lady sees that her son has dismissed Jake s appeals and refused to even reply, she helps them face off with the Governor himself. Jake and the others find themselves at a photo opportunity that ends in tragedy even as it gives the long-abandoned kids a forum to be heard at long last.

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"Diamond Willow Award nominee, 2008 Silver Birch Fiction shortlist, 2007 CLA Children's Book of the Year Award 2008 shortlist VOYA's Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers list, 2007 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award nominee, 2008-2009" Jake and his sister Shoshona have been under foster care since their single mother was arrested for possession and trafficking three years before. Both have found their own ways to cope: Shoshona has become a bossy mother figure; Jake, who is a budding comic book artist, has created an alter ego named Jakeman. And unbeknownst to his sister, Jake continues his one-man letter-writing campaign to the Governor, pleading for clemency for their mom. Along with an assortment of nervous, angry, and damaged kids, Jake and Shoshona take a community-provided school bus four times a year on the long overnight journey through New York State to visit their mother in jail. This time will be like no other trip they've ever taken. Their adult chaperones contract food poisoning on the way back and must be dropped off at a hospital. And their driver, refusing to wait for another adult to replace their chaperones, sets off again with only the kids and a hidden bottle of booze in tow. In no time they are off the main highway and lost. And their driver, now staggering drunk, abandons the kids and walks off, leaving them in the middle of nowhere. Angry and sick to death of a system that has deserted them at every turn, Shoshana takes the wheel. And through a series of crazy side trips, Jake and the others hatch a plan to visit the Governor's mother. And when the old lady sees that her son has dismissed Jake's appeals and refused to evenreply, she helps them face off with the Governor himself. Jake and the others find themselves at a photo opportunity that ends in tragedy even as it gives the long-abandoned kids a forum to be heard at long last. Jakeman Ellis, Deborah, Fitzhenry & Whiteside

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Jake and his sister Shoshona have been under foster care since their single mother was arrested for possession and trafficking three years before. Both have found their own ways to cope: Shoshona has become a bossy mother figure; Jake, who is a budding comic book artist, has created an alter ego named Jakeman. And unbeknownst to his sister, Jake continues his one-man letter-writing campaign to the Governor, pleading for clemency for their mom.Along with an assortment of nervous, angry, and damaged kids, Jake and Shoshona take a community-provided school bus four times a year on the long overnight journey through New York State to visit their mother in jail. This time will be like no other trip they''ve ever taken. Their adult chaperones contract food poisoning on the way back and must be dropped off at a hospital. And their driver, refusing to wait for another adult to replace their chaperones, sets off again with only the kids and a hidden bottle of booze in tow. In no time they are off the main highway and lost. And their driver, now staggering drunk, abandons the kids and walks off, leaving them in the middle of nowhere. Angry and sick to death of a system that has deserted them at every turn, Shoshana takes the wheel. And through a series of crazy side trips, Jake and the others hatch a plan to visit the Governor''s mother. And when the old lady sees that her son has dismissed Jake''s appeals and refused to even reply, she helps them face off with the Governor himself. Jake and the others find themselves at a photo opportunity that ends in tragedy even as it gives the long-abandoned kids a forum to be heard at long last. Deborah Ellis, Books, Fiction and Literature, Fiction, Action Suspense, Adventure, Jakeman Books>Fiction and Literature>Fiction>Action Suspense>Adventure, Fitzhenry & Whiteside

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Jakeman: Paperback: Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 9781550415759: 10 Apr 2007: Jake and his older sister, Shoshona, have been under foster care since their single mother was jailed three years before. Jake has created an alter ego named Jakeman to help him cope, and he has secretly written a series of letters to the Governor, pleading for their mom's release. Along with an assortment of nervous, angry, and damaged kids, Jake and Shoshona regularly take the long bus trip through New York stat. When Jacob DeShawn, an artistic boy who imagines himself as a superhero called Jakeman, and his older sister, Shosana, join other children for their quarterly visit to their imprisoned mothers, the bus trip leads to unexpected mishaps. Adventure Stories (children's / Teenage), , , , , , , , , , , ,, [PU: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd.]

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Jakeman
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Ellis, Deborah

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Jakeman

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Jake and his older sister, Shoshona, have been under foster care since their single mother was jailed three years before. Jake has created an alter ego named Jakeman to help him cope, and he has secretly written a series of letters to the Governor, pleading for their mom's release. Along with an assortment of nervous, angry, and damaged kids, Jake and Shoshona regularly take the long bus trip through New York state to visit their mother in jail. But this time, the journey will be like no other. The social workers contract food poisoning on the way back to the city and are taken to a hospital, leaving the exasperated driver and his hidden bottle of booze in charge. In no time the driver is drunk and lost, and he staggers off the bus, leaving the children in the middle of nowhere. Sick to death of a system that has deserted them at every turn, Shoshana takes the wheel. And Jake and the others hatch a plan to find the Governor and force him to listen to them once and for all.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781550415759
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1550415751
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: FITZHENRY & WHITESIDE
201 Pages
Weight: 0,240 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 1550415751

ISBN - alternate spelling:
1-55041-575-1, 978-1-55041-575-9


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