Half brother

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Scholastic Press,
Pub. Date:
2010.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG+ - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
680L
Description
From the Printz-Honor-winning author of Airborn comes an absorbing YA novel about a teen boy whose scientist parents take in a chimpanzee to be part of the family.

For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child. But all that changes when his mother brings home Zan -- an eight-day-old chimpanzee. Ben's father, a renowned behavioral scientist, has uprooted the family to pursue his latest research project: a high-profile experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills. Ben's parents tell him to treat Zan like a little brother. Ben reluctantly agrees. At least now he's not the only one his father's going to scrutinize.

It isn't long before Ben is Zan's favorite, and Ben starts to see Zan as more
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780545229258
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 4.4, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
680L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDd21ecca0-7862-b8af-56f8-cef30c834f24
Grouping Titlehalf brother
Grouping Authorkenneth oppel
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-11-21 04:51:43AM
Last Indexed2021-07-24 05:12:42AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780545229258

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_levelMG+
accelerated_reader_point_value13
accelerated_reader_reading_level4.4
authorOppel, Kenneth, 1967-
author_displayOppel, Kenneth
available_at_addisonAddison Public Library
collection_addisonTeens
detailed_location_addison2nd Floor- Teen Books
display_descriptionIn 1973, when a renowned Canadian behavioral psychologist pursues his latest research project--an experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills--he brings home a baby chimp named Zan and asks his thirteen-year-old son to treat Zan like a little brother.
format_addisonBook
format_category_addisonBooks
idd21ecca0-7862-b8af-56f8-cef30c834f24
isbn9780545229258
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b12015076.i123859672nd Floor- Teen BooksYA FIC OPPEL K.1falsefalseCheck ShelfDec 14, 2017yfic
itype_addisonYoung Adult Fiction
last_indexed2021-07-24T10:12:42.456Z
lexile_score680
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_addisonYA FIC OPPEL K.
owning_library_addisonAddison Public Library
owning_location_addisonAddison Public Library
primary_isbn9780545229258
publishDate2010
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
ils:.b12015076BookBooks1st ed.EnglishScholastic Press, 2010.375 p. ; 22 cm.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_addison
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b12015076.i12385967On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21
subject_facetCanada -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Chimpanzees -- Habits and behavior -- Fiction
Experiments -- Fiction
Human-animal communication -- Fiction
Victoria (B.C.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayHalf brother
title_fullHalf brother / Kenneth Oppel
title_shortHalf brother
topic_facetChimpanzees
Experiments
Habits and behavior
History
Human-animal communication