Time traveling with a hamster

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Back to the Future meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in this original, poignant, race-against-time story about a boy who travels back to 1984 to save his father's life. My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty-nine and again four years later, when he was twelve. On his twelfth birthday, Al Chaudhury receives a letter from his dead father. It directs him to the bunker of their old house, where Al finds a time machine (an ancient computer and a tin bucket). The letter also outlines a mission: travel back to 1984 and prevent the go-kart accident that will eventually take his father's life. But as Al soon discovers, whizzing back thirty years requires not only imagination and courage, but also lying to your mom, stealing a moped, and setting your school on fire--oh, and keeping your pet hamster safe. With a literary edge and tons of commerical appeal, this incredible debut has it all: heart, humor, vividly imagined characters, and a pitch-perfect voice.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780399551505
9780735287198
9780399551512
9780399551499
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.6, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
900L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 9496461b-e1aa-3678-3758-383be8b9806c
Grouping Title time traveling with a hamster
Grouping Author welford ross
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-14 22:49:08PM
Last Indexed 2018-12-15 00:14:24AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 12
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.6
author Ross Welford
author_display Welford, Ross
available_at_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Goodlettsville, Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Kids Fiction, Goodlettsville - Kids Fiction, Main Library - Kids Fiction
display_description Twelve-year-old Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad's time machine and travels back to 1984 with his pet hamster to prevent the go-kart accident that killed his father.
format_catalog Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 9496461b-e1aa-3678-3758-383be8b9806c
isbn 9780399551499, 9780399551505, 9780399551512, 9780735287198
item_details ils:CARL0000497708|35192049030376|Main Library - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Welford|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000497708|35192049030384|Goodlettsville - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Welford|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, ils:CARL0000497708|35192049030392|Bellevue - Kids Fiction|JUV Fiction Welford|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763081|J F Kennedy Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4H498||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763163|Goodlettsville Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||4B355||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763244|Madison Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4L545||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763326|Stratford High - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6H705||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763408|Haynes Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4D400||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763490|Apollo Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||4P577||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763572|West End Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4V770||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763654|Litton Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4I510||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763736|Bellevue Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||44130||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763817|Croft Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||45238||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763899|Two Rivers Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4U730||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00763975|Creswell Arts Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4W783||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764056|Rose Park Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4T675||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764138|Head Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4E410||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764174|East Nashville Magnet Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4A296||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764225|Cameron College Prep - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||71181||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764305|Dupont Tyler Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||48275||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764389|J.T. Moore Middle - Teen Fiction|SCI F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4O563||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764474|Joelton Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4G470||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764559|Dupont Hadley Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||47270||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764650|McKissack Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4J535||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764760|Donelson Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||46260||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764856|Meigs Middle Magnet - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4N555||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00764952|Gra-Mar Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4C365||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00765300|Margaret Allen Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||40100||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00769906|Oliver Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4S612||, ils:CARL0000497708|B00771203|John Early Middle - Teen Fiction|F WEL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||49285||, ils:CARL0000497708|MK10202726|Eagle View Elementary - Kids Fiction|F Wel|||1|false|false|||||In Processing||31278||, overdrive:29b5f24a-8ba9-4079-9806-4e3ec02ad987|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||, overdrive:d0b53123-0f46-429b-a27f-248650dbc4f2|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-12-15T06:14:24.362Z
lexile_score 900
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog JUV Fiction Welford
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Goodlettsville, Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9780399551505
publishDate 2016
record_details ils:CARL0000497708|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Schwartz & Wade Books,|[2016]|426 pages ; 22 cm., overdrive:29b5f24a-8ba9-4079-9806-4e3ec02ad987|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Children's Books|2016|, overdrive:d0b53123-0f46-429b-a27f-248650dbc4f2|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2016|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000497708 35192049030392 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000497708 35192049030384 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000497708 35192049030376 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:d0b53123-0f46-429b-a27f-248650dbc4f2 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
overdrive:29b5f24a-8ba9-4079-9806-4e3ec02ad987 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Death -- Fiction, Death -- Juvenile fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction, Hamsters -- Fiction, Hamsters -- Juvenile fiction, Time travel -- Fiction, Time travel -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Time traveling with a hamster
title_full Time Traveling With a Hamster, Time Traveling with a Hamster, Time traveling with a hamster / Ross Welford
title_short Time traveling with a hamster
title_sub
topic_facet Death, Fathers and sons, Hamsters, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Time travel