Like Jake and Me (Paperback)

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In this Newbery Honor winning story from 1984, a new family builds a relationship as a stepfather and stepson celebrate their differences and take heart in their similarities.

About the Author

Mavis Jukes is the award-winning author of several books for children and teenagers, including the Newbery Honor Book " Like Jake and Me ." Her other titles include " No One is Going to Nashville ," " Blackberries in the Dark ," " Getting Even ," " Wild Iris Bloom ," and " I'll See You in My Dreams ." Mavis taught school for several years -- and was a lawyer -- before becoming a children's book writer. She volunteers as an attorney in the area of juvenile defense and is presently a language arts specialist in a public elementary school.

She lives with her husband, the artist Robert Hudson, and their teenage daughters in Sonoma County, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780440421221
ISBN-10: 0440421225
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: December 27th, 2005
Pages: 46
Language: English