Like Jake and Me

Title

Like Jake and Me

Authors

Mavis Jukes

Illustrator

Lloyd Bloom

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780440421221

Pages

64 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In this Newbery Honor—winning story from 1984, a new family builds a relationship as a stepfather and stepson celebrate their differences and take heart in their similarities.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Lexile Measure

400L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Divorce; Step Parent; divorced parents; co-parenting; step father

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and step father

Awards

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Bay Area Book Reviewers Association Award, 1985, Winner, Children's Literature
John Newbery Medal, 1985, Honor Book

Keywords

pears; cowboys; axe; spider; ballet; pregnancy; wood; hat; boots; loose tooth

Diversity Impact

indirect

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