Book Summary

    In her first novel since winning the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience.

    Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There's no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again.

    Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. He has come back into Jackson's life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything?

    Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary
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    Author

    Katherine Applegate

    Year Published

    2015

    Categories

    8-12, Boys, English, family, Girls, in progress

    ISBN 13

    9781250043238

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.96

    # Ratings

    8138

    # of Words

Book Summary

In her first novel since winning the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience.

Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There's no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again.

Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. He has come back into Jackson's life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything?

Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary
(summary from goodreads.com)