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Double Dog Dare

Title

Double Dog Dare

Authors

Lisa Graff

Publisher

Penguin Young Readers Group

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780142424124

Pages

320 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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