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Double Dog Dare

Title

Double Dog Dare

Authors

Lisa Graff

Publisher

Penguin Young Readers Group

Pages

320 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780142424124

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; Divorce; separated parents; co-parenting; two homes; divorced parents

Annotation

When Kansas Bloom moves to California and joins the Media Club at school, he soon finds himself trying to outdo one of the other fourth-grade students in a "dare war" while vying for the job of on-air video homeroom announcer.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

boy and girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award, 2015-2016; Nominee; Rhode Island Children's Book Award, 2014; Nominee; Sequoyah Book Award, 2014-2015; None; South Carolina Children's Book Award, 2013-2014; Nominee; Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2013-2014; Nominee

Keywords

contests; moving; school; clubs

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Double Dog Dare

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