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Sparrow being Sparrow / Gail Donovan ; illustrated by Elysia Case.

Donovan, Gail, 1962- (author.). Case, Elysia, (illustrator.).


Nine-year-old Sparrow Robinson blames herself for her elderly neighbor's accident, so she promises to take care of Mrs. LaRose's seven cats, all while trying to adjust to a new school--but things become complicated when she has to find new homes for all of the cats plus some unexpected kittens.

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  • ISBN: 9781665916691
  • ISBN: 1665916699
  • ISBN: 9781665916707
  • ISBN: 1665916702
  • Physical Description: 178 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2023]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Cats > Juvenile fiction.
Kittens > Juvenile fiction.
Responsibility > Juvenile fiction.
Helping behavior > Juvenile fiction.
Neighbors > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Elementary schools > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Animal fiction.
Psychological fiction.

Available copies

  • 14 of 18 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J DONOVAN (Text) 39493110088517 Juvenile New Fiction Available -