The Zebra Wall

by Kevin Henkes

On Sale: 04/18/1988

The Zebra Wall

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The Zebra Wall

by Kevin Henkes

On Sale: 04/18/1988


About the Book

When ten-year-old Adine's mother has a new baby, eccentric Aunt Irene comes to stay and shares Adine's bedroom—events that require a great deal of adjustment.

The Vorlob family is making preparations. Preparations for the new baby, soon to arrive.

Getting ready includes painting a mural in the baby's nursery and making a list of possible names. Adine, age ten, is used to the routine—she has four sisters already: Bernice, Carla, Dot, and Effie.

This time, however, the routine is broken. In more ways than one. Most significantly, Aunt Irene will be staying with the Vorlobs until Mrs. Vorlob is rested and back on her feet.

Aunt Irene arrives, as does the baby, but nothing goes quite as expected. Especially for Adine.

Multiple award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Kevin Henkes brings his insightful, gentle, real-world insight to middle grade novels, including:

  • Billy Miller Makes a Wish
  • Bird Lake Moon
  • The Birthday Room
  • Junonia
  • Olive's Ocean
  • Protecting Marie
  • Sun & Spoon
  • Sweeping Up the Heart
  • Two Under Par
  • Words of Stone
  • The Year of Billy Miller
  • The Zebra Wall


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780688075682
  • ISBN 10: 0688075681
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 04/18/1988
  • Pages: 160
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Violence
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Strangers
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Dating & Relationships
  • BISAC5 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Cats
  • BISAC6 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Baby Animals
  • BISAC7 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational
  • BISAC8 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience
  • BISAC9 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / New Baby
  • BISAC10 : JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books
  • BISAC11 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

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