The Light Jar Lisa Thompson

The Light Jar

Author: Lisa Thompson
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Book Title
The Light Jar
Author
Lisa Thompson
ISBN
9781338216301
A story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship -- full of the heart, engaging characters, and propulsive, page-turning mystery that made The Goldfish Boy so beloved.Nate and his mother are running away. Fleeing from an emotionally abusive situation, they hide out in an abandoned cottage in the middle of a forest. Though it's old and run-down, at least it's a place of their own. Then Nate's mother heads off for groceries and doesn't return. Has she run into trouble, or simply abandoned him? He is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in on him. But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places: like a strange girl trying to solve the mystery of a treasure hunt, and the reappearance of a friend from his past. Will Nate find the bravery he needs to face down his fears, survive on his own, and ultimately illuminate his future? The Light Jar is a captivating story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship, and finding the light within, even in the darkest of times.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Lisa ThompsonPublisher: Scholastic PressPublished: 02/26/2019ISBN: 9781338216301Pages: 240Weight: 0.70lbsSize: 8.50h x 5.80w x 0.90dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2018Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2018Booklist 12/01/2018 pg. 62School Library Journal 12/21/2018 pg. 59Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 500672 / Light JarReading Level: 4.4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8
A story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship -- full of the heart, engaging characters, and propulsive, page-turning mystery that made The Goldfish Boy so beloved.
Nate and his mother are running away. Fleeing from an emotionally abusive situation, they hide out in an abandoned cottage in the middle of a forest. Though it's old and run-down, at least it's a place of their own.

Then Nate's mother heads off for groceries and doesn't return. Has she run into trouble, or simply abandoned him? He is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in on him.

But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places: like a strange girl trying to solve the mystery of a treasure hunt, and the reappearance of a friend from his past. Will Nate find the bravery he needs to face down his fears, survive on his own, and ultimately illuminate his future?

The Light Jar is a captivating story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship, and finding the light within, even in the darkest of times.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Lisa Thompson
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 02/26/2019
ISBN: 9781338216301
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.80w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2018
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2018
Booklist 12/01/2018 pg. 62
School Library Journal 12/21/2018 pg. 59

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 500672 / Light Jar
Reading Level: 4.4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8
A story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship -- full of the heart, engaging characters, and propulsive, page-turning mystery that made The Goldfish Boy so beloved.
Nate and his mother are running away. Fleeing from an emotionally abusive situation, they hide out in an abandoned cottage in the middle of a forest. Though it's old and run-down, at least it's a place of their own.

Then Nate's mother heads off for groceries and doesn't return. Has she run into trouble, or simply abandoned him? He is left alone and afraid, with the dark closing in on him.

But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places: like a strange girl trying to solve the mystery of a treasure hunt, and the reappearance of a friend from his past. Will Nate find the bravery he needs to face down his fears, survive on his own, and ultimately illuminate his future?

The Light Jar is a captivating story of fear and hope, loneliness and friendship, and finding the light within, even in the darkest of times.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Lisa Thompson
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 02/26/2019
ISBN: 9781338216301
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.80w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/15/2018
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2018
Booklist 12/01/2018 pg. 62
School Library Journal 12/21/2018 pg. 59

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 500672 / Light Jar
Reading Level: 4.4 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8