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Everything on a Waffle
Contributor(s): Horvath, Polly (Author)

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ISBN: 0756987768     ISBN-13: 9780756987763
Publisher: Perfection Learning
OUR PRICE: $15.98  

Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 2008
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Lexile Measure: 950(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.7" H x 5.1" W x 7.5" (0.45 lbs) 154 pages
Themes:
- Cultural Region - Canadian
- Demographic Orientation - Small Town
- Geographic Orientation - British Columbia
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Table of Contents
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 48071
Reading Level: 5.8   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 5.0
 
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Publisher Description:
Primrose Squarp simply knows her parents did not perish at sea during a terrible storm, but try convincing the other residents of Coal Harbour on that score. For all practical purposes, at least for the time being, Primrose is an orphan, and there's no great clamoring of prospective adopters. After realizing the impracticality of continuing to pay Miss Perfidy (a mothball-scented elderly lady) an hourly wage to baby-sit her, the town council is able to locate a relative, Uncle Jack, who reluctantly takes Primrose into his care. Primrose does warm up to living with him and in his home, despite the eerie noises resembling a hockey game that haunt her in the night. But true sanctuary can always be found at a restaurant called The Girl in the Swing, where everything--including lasagna--is served on a waffle, and where the proprietor, Miss Bowzer, offers a willing ear, as well as sage advice. Through a mixture of eccentric humor and probing philosophy, author Polly Horvath makes Primrose's search for peace and understanding a most memorable one.
 
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