Kacy Cook Nuts

ISBN 13: 9780761456520

Nuts

3.78 avg rating
( 105 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780761456520: Nuts

An eleven-year-old girl cares for two orphaned squirrels

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Kacy Cook was born in Columbus, Ohio, the second of six children. Her father was a federal agent, and her mother was an artist and dress designer. Kacy still lives in Columbus and has three grown children. She also has three cats.

Since attending Ohio State University, Kacy has worked in journalism and publishing. In addition, Kacy writes books for young people. Her interest in children’s literature began when she homeschooled her children. This is also when her interest in nature and wildlife began. She is a big fan of squirrels!

From School Library Journal:

Grade 3–6—Eleven-year-old Nell and her younger brothers, Jack and Charley, find two baby squirrels that have fallen out of their nest. Nell goes online to research how to care for them, and despite learning that she should take them to a wildlife rehabilitator, she convinces her parents to let the youngsters care for the babies at home, a feat made easier by the fact that they are homeschooled. Using the online advice, Nell is able to raise Mantha and Jess, all the while trying to convince her parents that they should be allowed to keep them as pets. As Nell's lies mount to cover up for the fact that it is illegal to have native wildlife in Ohio without a permit, animals die and people get hurt. The plot is heavy with educational information that slows the pacing and makes it preachy and didactic. Even an afternoon outing at a baseball game with friends turns into a science lesson as the kids discuss what type of animal their team, the Bearcats, represents, making the conversation stilted and forced. Nell's first-person narrative lets readers know what she is thinking, but the rest of the characterization is superficial. Children who are able to stick with the story will gain a new appreciation for the wildlife in their backyards, but most readers won't get that far.—Kristine M. Casper, Huntington Public Library, NY
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 16.99
US$ 21.89

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 7.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Cook, Kacy
Published by Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb (2010)
ISBN 10: 076145652X ISBN 13: 9780761456520
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 155 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk076145652X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Cook, Kacy
Published by Two Lions (2010)
ISBN 10: 076145652X ISBN 13: 9780761456520
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Two Lions, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11076145652X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 37.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Cook, Kacy
Published by Two Lions
ISBN 10: 076145652X ISBN 13: 9780761456520
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 4
Seller:
Diafan Media
(Geneva, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Two Lions. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 076145652X New Condition *** Right Off the Shelf | Ships within 2 Business Days ~~~ Customer Service Is Our Top Priority! - Thank you for LOOKING :-). Bookseller Inventory # 2BOOK1P35804

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 45.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Cook, Kacy
Published by Two Lions
ISBN 10: 076145652X ISBN 13: 9780761456520
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Two Lions. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 076145652X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1833001

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds