Planet Jupiter

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New York, N.Y. : Greenwillow Books, 2017.
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New York, N.Y. : Greenwillow Books, 2017.
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278 pages ; 22 cm.


Jupiter is used to being a planet of one, and she likes it that way. But then a cousin, who Jupiter never even knew existed, comes from Ethiopia to stay for the summer, and Jupiter is put in charge of taking care of her. A lyrical and memorable story of family, friendship, and community. Jupiter and her family have spent their lives on the road, moving from town to town in a trusty old van and earning their living by playing music for tourists. But when their van breaks down, Jupiter's mother rents an actual house in Portland for the summer so Jupiter's annoying cousin Edom, recently adopted from Ethiopia, can stay with them. Luckily, Edom doesnt want to be in Portland any more than Jupiter wants her there, and the two hatch a Grand Plan to send Edom back to her mother. In the process, Jupiter learns that community and family arent always what you expect them to be.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kurtz, J. (2017). Planet Jupiter (First edition.). Greenwillow Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kurtz, Jane. 2017. Planet Jupiter. Greenwillow Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kurtz, Jane. Planet Jupiter Greenwillow Books, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kurtz, Jane. Planet Jupiter First edition., Greenwillow Books, 2017.

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