Chadwick The Crab Summary

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Author Summary
Priscilla cummings is the author of many bestselling books. She since she was a little girl always enjoyed reading and writing. She has been an author since 1986 when her first published picture book Chadwick the Crab was released. As of 2012, she has made twenty–one book’s and currently lives in Annapolis, Maryland. She also has two cats both of Author Accomplishments
• ABA Pick of the list for Fall (1997)
• Maryland Black-Eyed Susan list (1999-2000)
• American Library Association (ALA) Notable (2002)
• Parents' Guide to Children's Media Honor (2002)
• New Mexico Battle of the Books (2005)
• Excerpted in Weekly Reader (2004)
• A Junior Library Guild Selection (2003)
• Nominee for the Mark Twain Award (2006)
• American Library Association (ALA) Best Books for Young Adults (2006)
• A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age (2005)
• An IRA-CBC Children's Choice (2005)
• Wisconsin Battle of the Books (2005)
• VOYA's Review Editor's Choice List (2005)
• Washington Post Summer Reading Book Club (one of ten books) (2006)
• Winner, Maryland Black Eyed Susan Award (2007)
• Winner, Oklahoma Sequoyah Award (2007)
• IRA CBC Children's Choice (2010)
• Nominee for the South Carolina Young Adult Book Award (2013)
• Nominee for the Oklahoma Sequoyah Award (2013)
• Scholastic Book Club Selection
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He was sentenced to nine months but after just one month he attempted an escape in a garbage truck which almost crushes him. When some of his injures stop him he decides to hide at a riverside campground befriending a young boy and girl. Along the path, he did many things including having a job taking care of rescued horses, stealing a kayak, finding a dog, and even risking his life to save another. He realizes that he wasn’t just trying to get home. It is considered fiction even though it could happen (like in realistic fiction) and has a Lexile of

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