Adventure According to Humphrey (According to Humphrey #5)

by Betty G Birney (Author)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Humphrey is in for his biggest adventure yet! When his friends begin studying the ocean and sailing, he not only discovers the new and exciting world of the library, but also stows away aboard a model boat and takes a very perilous sail on Potter's Pond. Even with all this excitement, he fi nds time to smooth rough waters between Gail and her free-spirited mom, help competitive Kirk see that winning isn't everything, and investigate whether his pal Aldo is really planning to become a pirate and sail the high seas.

Kids in seven states voted The World According to Humphrey the winner of their children's choice awards and consistently rave about Humphrey.

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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
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780399247316
Lexile Measure
730
Guided Reading Level
Q
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publication date
February 20, 2009
Series
According to Humphrey
BISAC categories
JUV019000 - Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
JUV002190 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Pets
JUV035000 - Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
Library of Congress categories
Adventure and adventurers
Adventure stories
Schools
Hamsters
Humphrey (Fictitious character: Birney)
Hamsters as pets
Land of Enchantment Book Award
Nominee 2011 - 2012

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