The Resource Finding Orion, John David Anderson

Finding Orion, John David Anderson

Label
Finding Orion
Title
Finding Orion
Statement of responsibility
John David Anderson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Rion Kwirk comes from a rather odd family. His mother named him and his sisters after her favorite constellations, and his father makes funky-flavored jellybeans for a living. One sister acts as if she's always on stage, and the other is a walking dictionary. But no one in the family is more odd than Rion's grandfather, Papa Kwirk. He's the kind of guy who shows up on his motorcycle only on holidays handing out crossbows and stuffed squirrels as presents. Rion has always been fascinated by Papa Kwirk, especially as his son, Rion's father, is the complete opposite. Where Dad is predictable, nerdy, and reassuringly boring, Papa Kwirk is mysterious, dangerous, and cool. Which is why, when Rion and his family learn of Papa Kwirk's death and pile into the car to attend his funeral and pay their respects, Rion can't help but feel that that's not the end of his story. That there's so much more to Papa Kwirk to discover. He doesn't know how right he is."--
Assigning source
Publisher's description
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
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Anderson, John David
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Grandfathers
  • Constellations
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Bereavement
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Fathers and sons
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Finding Orion, John David Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062643896
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 475973
  • (HPL)331356
  • 475973
Label
Finding Orion, John David Anderson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
354 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062643896
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 475973
  • (HPL)331356
  • 475973

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