Ever since her father died Oona has helped her mother out with her younger brother Max and their adopted beloved alley cat, Zook. Oona teaches Max to read through rebuses and wonderful inventive storytelling, just as her father did for her, while also pitching in with odd jobs around their diverse Oakland neighborhood. But when Zook gets sick and their mother begins to date Dylan, her world is shaken. Read The Five Lives of our Cat Zook by Joanne Rocklin, to find out if Oona is wrong about Dylan, if Zook gets better, and how a neighborhood of good friends can make a difference. Grades 3 - 5.
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I am the Library Media Center director at Patton School in Arlington Heights where I help students from kindergarten through 5th grade find terrific independent reading for enjoyment and information, and teach students the skills to use information and technology safely and productively and to connect, communicate and share with others. I have four grown children, a large black dog, (flat coat retriever) and a small striped cat. I am an obessive Chicago Cubs fan and I love to run.