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Max's words

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
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1st ed.

Max's brothers have grand collections that everyone makes a big fuss over. Benjamin collects stamps and Karl collects coins, and neither one will share with their little brother. So Max decides to start a collection of his own. He's going to collect words. He starts with small words that he cuts out of newspapers and magazines, but soon his collection has spilled out into the hall. All the while, his brothers are watching. Benjamin brags that he has one thousand stamps. Karl is just a few coins short of five hundred. But a thousand stamps is really just a bunch of stamps, and a lot of coins is only a heap of money. A pile of words, however, can make a story.

Bright, bold pictures incorporating clever wordplay accompany this highly original tale about a younger brother's ingenuity. This title has Common Core connections.

Max's Words is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Grouped Work ID dfacedf9-c57f-21a4-9125-8c89eb636d91
Full title max s words
Author banks kate
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:28:53PM
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subject_facet Collectors and collecting -- Juvenile fiction, Language and languages -- Juvenile fiction, Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Max's words
title_full Max's words / by Kate Banks ; pictures by Boris Kulikov
title_short Max's words
topic_facet Collectors and collecting, Language and languages, Storytelling