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On purpose  Cover Image Book Book

On purpose / words, illustrations, and artwork by Dav Pilkey ; with digital color by Jose Garibaldi.

Pilkey, Dav, 1966- (author,, artist.). Garibaldi, Jose, (colorist.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338801941
  • ISBN: 1338801945
  • ISBN: 9781338801958
  • ISBN: 1338801958
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Chiefly illustrations.
Summary, etc.:
Trying to stay true to their vision as the comic club goes in all different directions, Naomi, Melvin and siblings search for their purpose until a desire for money and power clouds Naomi's judgment, which could mean the end for the club.
Target Audience Note:
7+ years
GN310L Lexile
Decoding demand: 78 (high) Semantic demand: 97 (very high) Syntactic demand: 53 (medium) Structure demand: 83 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 2.4 1 515119.
Subject: Clubs > Comic books, strips, etc.
Cats > Comic books, strips, etc.
Frogs > Comic books, strips, etc.
Siblings > Comic books, strips, etc.
Friendship > Comic books, strips, etc.
Clubs > Juvenile fiction.
Cats > Juvenile fiction.
Frogs > Juvenile fiction.
Siblings > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Graphic novels.
Funny animal comics.
Comics (Graphic works)

Available copies

  • 24 of 52 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Livingston County. (Show)
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Livingston County Library - Main Library.


  • 1 current hold with 52 total copies.
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