Record Breaker

Robin Stevenson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699605

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Description

It's 1963, and Jack's family is still reeling from the SIDS death of his baby sister. Adrift in his own life, Jack is convinced that setting a world record will bring his father back to his senses and his mother back to life. But world events, including President Kennedy's assassination, threaten to overshadow any record Jack tries to beat from sausage eating to face slapping. Nothing works, and Jack is about to give up when a new friend suggests a different approach that involves listening to, not breaking, records.

Reading Level
Lexile
590L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
3.7
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Character Education Family History
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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