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  • 27 of 36 copies available at SC LENDS.

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1 current hold with 36 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Allendale Branch E ROC (Text) 30365100887638 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Estill Branch E ROC (Text) 30365100912352 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Hampton Branch E ROC (Text) 30365100989483 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library E Rocco John (Text) 22960000937051 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 01/26/2021
Anderson - Anderson Main Library E Rocco John (Text) 22960000937069 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Lander Memorial Branch E Rocco John (Text) 22960000937085 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 01/19/2021
Anderson - Pendleton Branch E Rocco John (Text) 22960000937093 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Powdersville Branch E Rocco John (Text) 22960000937101 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 03/01/2021
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch E ROC (Text) 0530006220082 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 01/28/2021
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch E ROC (Text) 0530009948247 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781423178651
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : Disney-Hyperion Books, [2014]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Based on the author's childhood experience from the New England Blizzard of 1978. Rocco writes, "This book is based on my experience as a ten-year-old boy in that blizzard and how I got to the store, over a mile from my house, with tennis rackets tied to my feet." -- From last page.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4 and up.
Grades Preschool and up.
AD570L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 3.0 0.5 170829
Awards Note:
South Carolina Children’s Picture Book Award Nominee for 2016-17.
Subject: Blizzards > Juvenile fiction.
Heroes > Juvenile fiction.
Winter > Juvenile fiction.
New England > Juvenile fiction.
Blizzards > Fiction.
Heroes > Fiction.
Winter > Fiction.
New England > Fiction.

John Rocco is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including Wolf! Wolf!, winner of the Borders Original Voices Award for best picture book; Moonpowder; Blizzard, and Blackout, a winner of the Caldecott Honor.

Rocco also illustrated Whoopi Goldberg's Alice and the covers for Rick Riordan's internationally bestselling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Kane Chronicles,The Heroes of Olympus and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. He also was the illustrator for both #1 New York Times bestsellers Percy Jackson's Greek Gods and Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes. Most recently, Rocco's his first Young Adult novel, Swim That Rock, was a finalist for the New England Book Award.

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