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In her first novel since The One and Only Ivan, winner of 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. This title has Common Core connections.

Dive into the captivating world of "Crenshaw," a literary masterpiece that explores the complexities of identity, belonging, and the search for self in a rapidly changing society. This powerful novel delves into the lives of a diverse cast of characters as they navigate the challenges of growing up in a racially charged environment.

Experience the journey of Crenshaw, a young African American boy growing up in the turbulent 1960s. Witness his struggles to find his place in a world marked by racial segregation and discrimination. The story delves into the complexities of his personal relationships, his search for identity, and his unwavering resilience in the face of adversity.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Crenshaw's neighborhood, where the residents form a tight-knit community despite the challenges they face. Explore the intricate dynamics of family, friendship, and love as Crenshaw navigates his way through adolescence and into young adulthood.

With its thought-provoking narrative and poignant portrayal of the human experience, "Crenshaw" offers a profound reflection on the power of hope, resilience, and the indomitable spirit that resides within us all. Delve into this literary gem and discover the transformative power of storytelling.

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272 pages