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Jerome by heart / words by Thomas Scotto ; illustrations by Olivier Tallec ; translated from the French by Claudia Zoe Bedrick & Karin Snelson.

Scotto, Thomas, 1974- (author.). Tallec, Olivier, (illustrator.). Bedrick, Claudia Zoe, (translator.). Snelson, Karin, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library P FRIENDS SCO 000152028 Children's Library -- Picture Book Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781592702503
  • ISBN: 1592702503
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
  • Edition: First English-language edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in French as 'Jérôme par coeur'"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"A young boy expresses his love for his friend Jerome"-- Provided by publisher.
"This story follows a little boy named Raphael, whose daily rhythm is steeped in his immense affection for his friend Jerome. The two boys share jokes and snacks and plan future adventures to the Himalayas. Even when Raphael's constant talk of Jerome is driving his parents crazy, he remains steadfast: "Raphael loves Jerome. I can say it. It's easy." And the truth is, when he's with Jerome, Raphael feels happy, liked, and understood--even special. Thomas Scotto's simple, strong, and insightful prose and Olivier Tallec's delightful, expressive illustrations give much emotion and immediacy to the story."-- Enchanted Lion Books.
Language Note:
Translated from the French.
Awards Note:
New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2018
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019
Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018
Mildred L. Batchelder Honor, 2019
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Books: Picture Books, 2018
Rainbow Book List, 2019
Subject: Best friends > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Self-acceptance > Juvenile fiction.
Best friends > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Love > Fiction.
Self-acceptance > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION > Social Issues > Friendship.
Children's stories.
Best friends.
Love > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Male friendship > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Love > Fiction.
Self-acceptance > Fiction.
Children's stories.
Genre: Romance fiction.
Children's stories.
Picture books.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Romance fiction.
Picture books.