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The Vanderbeekers make a wish / by Karina Yan Glaser.

Glaser, Karina Yan, (author,, illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 12 of 15 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kent Library Association - Kent.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kent Library Association - Kent J GLA (Text to phone) 33410147734505 Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358256205
  • ISBN: 0358256208
  • Physical Description: 319 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes an excerpt for A Duet for Home in unnumbered pages at end of work.
Map on lining papers.
Summary, etc.:
One hilarious Harlem family is on a mission to find the perfect way to celebrate their Papa's fortieth birthday while discovering more about their mysterious grandparents in this heartfelt romp and latest installment to the New York Times best-selling series, perfect for fans of the Penderwicks. It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeekers are looking forward to Papa's surprise fortieth birthday party. But then Papa must leave town to help his best friend and the Vanderbeeker children are surprised to find their maternal grandparents on their doorstep. Grandma is very critical of everything they do. Meanwhile, they find themselves learning more about their papa's father than ever before, and wishing they could have known him a bit better. Can they learn more about the grandfather they lost and come to appreciate the grandparents they still have while making sure their papa has the best birthday ever?
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7 to 10. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Grades 2-3. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Subject: Families > New York (State) > New York > Harlem > Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed families > New York (State) > New York > Harlem > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Neighbors > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Birthday parties > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparents > Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed families > Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed children.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Juvenile fiction.
Family life > New York (State) > Harlem > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.

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