Swim, Mo, Swim! (Mo Jackson #5)

by David A Adler (Author) Sam Ricks (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade
Series: Mo Jackson

Mo is going swimming in the fifth title of the perennially popular, Geisel Award-winning Level 2 readers series by David A. Adler!

It's Field Day at summer camp and Mo's group, the Guppies, is competing for extra ice cream! He and his friends are doing their best at everything from the three-legged race to the potato sack race, and as the day nears its end, each group has won one medal each. It's all on Mo to break the tie in the final event: swimming!


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Kirkus

Simple in its storytelling, strong in its diversity, this is an entertaining as well as enlightening read. --Kirkus Reviews

ALA/Booklist

The youngest, smallest kid on each team, Mo works hard to learn and improve his skills. Who could begrudge this unlikely sports hero the good luck that comes his way in each book? Not a kid who's working hard to master a similarlycomplex, difficult challenge: learning to read. --Booklist

School Library Journal

Another winning title in the popular series. --School Library Journal

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Another winning title in the popular series. —School Library Journal

Simple in its storytelling, strong in its diversity, this is an entertaining as well as enlightening read. —Kirkus Reviews

The youngest, smallest kid on each team, Mo works hard to learn and improve his skills. Who could begrudge this unlikely sports hero the good luck that comes his way in each book? Not a kid who's working hard to master a similarlycomplex, difficult challenge: learning to read. —Booklist
David A Adler
David A. Adler is the author of more than 200 books, ranging from children's series to books on math, science, and economics. His work includes the Young Cam Jansen series, the Andy Russell series, and a number of nonfiction and picture biography titles. He lives in Woodmere, New York.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781984836786
Lexile Measure
470L
Guided Reading Level
J
Publisher
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date
March 20, 2020
Series
Mo Jackson
BISAC categories
JUV011010 - Juvenile Fiction | People & Places | United States - African-American
JUV043000 - Juvenile Fiction | Readers | Beginner
JUV032000 - Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation | General
Library of Congress categories
Friendship
African Americans
Camps
Readers
Readers (Publications)
Swimming
Racing

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