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The power of the Parasite

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Squish volume 3.
New York : Random House, c2012.
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
91 pages : chiefly ill. ; 18 cm.
11 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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Introducing Squish--a hilarious, action packed graphic novel series from the award-winning creators of Babymouse! Filled with superheroes, comics within comics, and gross-out science, Squish is perfect for fans of Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants, Dan Gutman's Weird School, and Jarrett Krosoczka's Lunch Lady. School's out! Everyone's favorite amoeba is headed to summer camp! But instead of SUPER AWESOME FUN, Squish's summer is turning out to be SUPER AWESOME TERRIFYING! For one thing, Squish can't swim. And to make matters worse, his new camp friend is a Hydra (scientific fact: A hydra's tentacles can paralyze you!). Will Squish sink or will he swim this summer? (And what's up with Pod and black holes anyways??) Find out the answers to these questions and more in the super spectacular adventure, Squish #4: The Power of the Parasite . Summer reading has never been so slimey! Yowza! You can draw comics, too! Look in the back to find out how to draw one of the Squish characters! Also includes instructions for a sensational science experiment you can do at home! Shazam! Here's what people are saying about everyone's favorite amoeba! New York Times: "An energetic, good-hearted escapade, one that young readers will enjoy." Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews : * "Hilarious. If ever a new series deserved to go viral, this one does." nbsp; The Bulletin: "A perfect mix of writing that is simple enough for early readers but still remarkably snarky, clever, and entertaining. Kids will soak up the humor, tidbits of science instruction, and adventure."
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9780375843914 (trade pbk.), 0375843914 (trade pbk.)
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Level 2.4, 0.5 Points


At swim camp, Squish's new friend Basil helps him avoid learning to swim with pranks that sometimes go too far, but the comic book exploits of Squish's idol, "Super Amoeba," help him deal with Basil and conquer his fear.
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GN 300,Lexile.
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Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS,LG,2.4,0.5,151438.
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Reading Counts RC,2.8,3.0,57829.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Holm, J. L., & Holm, M. (2012). The power of the Parasite. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Holm, Jennifer L and Matthew. Holm. 2012. The Power of the Parasite. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Holm, Jennifer L and Matthew. Holm, The Power of the Parasite. New York: Random House, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Holm, Jennifer L., and Matthew Holm. The Power of the Parasite. New York: Random House, 2012. Print.

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