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K-12 Evaluated Resource Collection


Author/Publisher/Website: Nugent, C.
Copyright: 2019
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Apr/2020
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9781896580661
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 4-6
(View recommended grades and subjects) English Language Arts

Resource Description

Ten-year-old Kiddo aspires to be her town’s Junior Journalist and she spends all summer helping in her community to gain points to win the position. She experiences a number of hiccups, but when her family is robbed her actions to get justice lead to her big scoop and with her neighbour Winston they write an article that ultimately wins them the shared journalist position. The main character exhibits self-motivation, determination, passion, and persistence which may inspire some students. Best suited to independent reading, as a supported text for fluent readers in a literature circle, and as a class or school library addition. Log in to read the full review.