Humphrey's World of Pets

by Betty G Birney (Author)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
"Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, provides facts, puzzles, and other information about different animals and pet care for prospective pet owners"--
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Review quotes

"Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal."—School Library Journal

Humphrey is on 24 state lists and counting!

The World According to Humphrey

Winner Children's Crown Award

Winner Iowa Children's Choice Award

Winner Rhode Island Children's Book Award

Winner Pennsylvania's Keystone to Reading Book Award

Winner Maryland's Black-Eyed Susan Award

Winner Oklahoma's Sequoyah Book Award

Winner Washington State's Sasquatch Reading Award

Winner Golden Sower Award (NE)

Maud Hart Lovelace Award 2nd Place (MN)

Massachusetts Children's Book Award Honor Book

Nevada Young Readers Award Nominee
Sunshine State Award Master List (FL)

Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee

Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award Nominee

South Carolina Children's Book Award Nominee

North Carolina Children's Book Award Nominee

Beehive Award Nominee (UT)

Young Hoosier Award Nominee (IN)

Bluestem Book Award Nominee (IL)

Kennebec Valley Book Award Nominee (ME)

Bank St. Children's Book Committee Starred Best Book of the Year

North Carolina Battle of the Books

Friendship According to Humphrey
2006 Christopher Award Winner, Winner Children's Crown Award, Bank St. Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Iowa Children's Choice Nominee, New York Library Association Best Book of the Season

Sub rights sold by agent: UK, Japan, Holland, Hungary, Arabic

Trouble According to Humphrey
A Bank Street Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Children's Crown Award Nominee, Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM)

Surprises According to Humphrey
A BookSense Pick, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Selection, Iowa Children's Choice Nominee, Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, California Collection Selection.

Adventure According to Humphrey
Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM), Children's Crown Award Honor Book

Summer According to Humphrey
SCIBA Book Award Finalist, California Collection selection, Children's Crown Award nominee

Betty G Birney
Betty G. Birney has won many awards for writing for television, including an Emmy, three Humanitas Prizes, and a Writers Guild of America Award, and she won the Christopher Award for Friendship According to Humphrey. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafrass Springs and The Princess and the Peabody's. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where her parents grew up as neighbors on Humphrey Street. Her website, bettybirney.com, is full of fun Humphrey activities and information.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780147509536
Lexile Measure
1030
Guided Reading Level
Q
Publisher
Puffin Books
Publication date
October 03, 2013
Series
According to Humphrey
BISAC categories
JNF003170 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Pets
Library of Congress categories
Pets
Hamster as pets

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