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The Resource Me and Marvin Gardens

Me and Marvin Gardens

Label
Me and Marvin Gardens
Title
Me and Marvin Gardens
Statement of responsibility
Amy Sarig King
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first middle-grade novel from Printz Honor-winning author Amy Sarig (A. S.) King! Washington Post Best Book of the Year A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids A Texas Bluebonnet Master List selection Obe Devlin has problems. His family's farmland has been taken over by developers. His best friend Tommy has abandoned him. And he keeps getting nosebleeds, because of that thing he doesn't like to talk about. So Obe hangs out at the nearby creek, in the last wild patch left, picking up trash and looking for animal tracks. One day, he sees a creature that looks kind of like a large dog. And as he watches it, he realizes it eats plastic. Only plastic. Water bottles, shopping bags... No one has seen a creature like this before. The animal—Marvin Gardens—becomes Obe's best friend and biggest secret. But to keep him safe from the developers and Tommy and his friends, Obe must make a decision that might change everything
Summary
When his family's farmland is taken over by developers, eleven-year-old Obe Devlin encounters a plastic-eating animal who becomes his best friend and biggest secret
Storyline
Character
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10552708
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • 3
  • 7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Me and Marvin Gardens
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7f3eb58f-9cc9-4082-8e64-4f22e66e4d70
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780545870771
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Me and Marvin Gardens
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7f3eb58f-9cc9-4082-8e64-4f22e66e4d70
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780545870771
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      2025 Merriman St., Port Neches, TX, 77651, US
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