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The small adventure of Popeye and Elvis

by Barbara O"Connor

  • 328 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction,
  • Recreational vehicles -- Fiction,
  • Grandmothers -- Fiction,
  • Dogs -- Fiction,
  • South Carolina -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In Fayette, South Carolina, the highlight of Popeye"s summer is learning vocabulary words with his grandmother until a motorhome gets stuck nearby and Elvis, the oldest boy living inside, joins Popeye in finding the source of strange boats floating down the creek.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara O"Connor.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.O217 Smc 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17007310M
    ISBN 100374370559
    ISBN 109780374370558
    LC Control Number2008024145
    OCLC/WorldCa236142571

    The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis eBook: Barbara O'Connor: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals Store 5/5(1). Small-town South Carolina life is pretty routine for Popeye until he discovers the silver RV camper stuck in the ditch, and meets the family living there: Elvis and all his brothers and sisters. Popeye and Elvis seek a "small adventure" apart from the little ones and find it in the mysterious Yoo-Hoo carton boats floating down the stream/5(25).

    A Teacher’s Guide for The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O’Connor ABout the BooK Nothing ever happens in Fayette, South Carolina. That’s what Popeye thinks, anyway. His whole life, everything has just been boring, boring, boring. I'll be the first to admit that at first, I was very unsure of the merits of this one. But, The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor seemed to be popping up during my book searching and library trolling again and again. And the book wasn't just getting good reviews.

      And certainly The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis probably owes more to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer than The Railway Children when you read its plot and cadences. Small and unassuming, O’Connor appears to be honing her craft with each book she writes. This latest is simply one of her best. Boredom comes cheap in Fayette, South Carolina. Write your own review of The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor, read other people's reviews and browse book information about from .


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Barbara O'Connor is the author of award-winning novels for children, including How to Steal a Dog, The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis, and The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester.

Drawing on her South Carolina roots, Barbara's books are known for their strong Southern settings and quirky characters/5(27).

OConnor, Barbara. The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux/Frances Foster Books. ISBN (Hardcover); $ When one is a young boy in a small South Carolina town, one does not expect big adventures to come his way. If Popeye and Elvis are lucky, they will have a small adventure/5.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or /5(17). “With humor and authenticity, this beguiling tale of summer friendship mines the small, jewellike adventures of a rural childhood.” —STARRED, Publishers Weekly “Elvis and Popeye's journey reminds readers to look for and enjoy the small treasures in their lives.

Save a spot on your shelves for this small adventure with a grand heart.”. 4 The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis • Barbara O’Connor ChAPter 12 vocabulary trotted, squinted, citizen, determined Comprehension Make an argument for living in either Fayette or on the Holiday Rambler.

Then decide who you’d most. The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis has 2 reviews and 2 ratings. Reviewer 20radams wrote: In this story a kid named Popeye who lives in Fayette,South Carolina says his town is boring,boring,boring. until one day when a kid named Elvis shows up in a holiday rambler that got stuck in the mud.

Elvis and his sibilings are in the spit and s /5(2). The information about The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Elvis likes to make his own adventures and doesn't have much time for rules.

This excites Popeye to no end, and soon he befriends this strange visitor. One day, while playing by the river, the two witness miniature boats carrying secret messages floating with the current, thus inspiring a.

And certainly "The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis" probably owes more to "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" than "The Railway Children" when you read its plot and cadences.

Small and unassuming, O'Connor appears to be honing her craft with each book she writes. This latest is simply one of her best. Boredom comes cheap in Fayette, South Carolina/5(3).

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The cadence of the sentences using repetition, sounds, and great voice, hooked me into the story from page one. Free The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis study unit worksheets for teachers to print.

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a Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year, How to Steal a Dog, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and, most recently, Greetings from Nowhere, a Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Book. She was born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, and currently lives in. Elvis is an adventurer and is used to a lot less adult supervision than Popeye and so the two decide to have an adventure, a small adventure.

This is where Barbara O'Connor hooked me. The boys decide to wander down to the creek to look for an adventure. Popeye's life lacks excitement, living as he does down a gravel road bordering the woods in rural South Carolina with his dog Boo and his Grandmother Velma, who preserves her sanity by incessantly reciting the kings and queens of England.

So when a silver motor home packed with the six wild children of the Jewell family gets stuck and stranded in the mud, he couldn't be Author: Barbara O’Connor.The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis by Barbara O'Connor.

11 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis; Name Pronunciation with Barbara O'Connor; Grade; ; Genre; Adventure; Humor. Title: The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis Author: Barbara O'Connor ISBN: Pages: pages Publisher/Date: Frances Foster Books, c While Popeye made toast with powdered sugar on top, Velma sat at the kitchen table with her eyes closed, reciting the kings and queens of England in chronological order.

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