A Trip to the Country for Marvin & James (Masterpiece Adventures #5)

by Elise Broach (Author) Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)

A Trip to the Country for Marvin & James (Masterpiece Adventures #5)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
A Trip to the Country for Marvin & James is the fifth book in New York Times bestselling author Elise Broach's Masterpiece Adventures chapter book series featuring Marvin the beetle and his best friend, James--featuring illustrations by Kelly Murphy. Marvin gets invited to spend a weekend with James visiting Karl and Christina in the country. And Marvin is bringing his cousin Elaine! Together, they partake in exciting outdoor activities. But a playful boat ride on a pond turns into an unexpected adventure. How will James and Marvin and Elaine find each other out in the wilderness? This fifth book in the Masterpiece Adventures series brings Marvin and James together in a celebration of friendship and family. Christy Ottaviano Books
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A Junior Library Guild Selection

Combining adventure, imagination, and an enjoyable story, this fifth volume in the Masterpiece Adventures series ends on a reassuring note: even when they grow up, Marvin and James will always be friends.—Booklist

Elise Broach
Elise Broach lives in Easton, Connecticut. David Catrow lives in Springfield, Ohio.
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Guided Reading Level
Henry Holt & Company
Publication date
April 20, 2020
Masterpiece Adventures
BISAC categories
JUV039060 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
JUV002140 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Insects, Spiders, etc.
JUV024000 - Juvenile Fiction | Lifestyles | Country Life
JUV045000 - Juvenile Fiction | Readers | Chapter Books
Library of Congress categories
Human-animal relationships
Adventure and adventurers
Country life

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