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Garvey's choice : the graphic novel  Cover Image Book Book

Garvey's choice : the graphic novel / Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III.

Grimes, Nikki, (author.). Taylor, Theodore, III, (illustrator.). Grimes, Nikki. Graphic novelization of (work): Garvey's choice. (Added Author).


"Award-winning author Nikki Grimes's beloved novel in verse Garvey's Choice is now a graphic novel, imaginatively and dramatically illustrated by Little Shaq artist, Theodore Taylor III"-- Provided by publisher.
Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading -- anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny, smart, a loyal friend, and he is also overweight, teased by bullies, and lonely. When his only friend encourages him to join the school chorus, Garvey's life changes. The chorus finds a new soloist in Garvey, and through chorus, Garvey finds a way to accept himself and a way to finally reach his distant father -- by speaking the language of music instead of the language of sports.

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  • ISBN: 9781662660023
  • ISBN: 1662660022
  • ISBN: 9781662660085
  • ISBN: 1662660081
  • Physical Description: 141 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Wordsong, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, 2023.

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
GN560L Lexile
Decoding demand: 72 (high) Semantic demand: 96 (very high) Syntactic demand: 75 (high) Structure demand: 90 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Fathers and sons > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile fiction.
Hobbies > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile fiction.
Obesity > Comic books, strips, etc. > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works).
Comics adaptations.

Available copies

  • 16 of 17 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pulaski County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pulaski County Library-Waynesville.


  • 0 current holds with 17 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pulaski County Library-Waynesville J G/N Gri (Text) 33642010122125 Middle Rdr New Titles Available -

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