The Resource Midsummer's mayhem, Rajani LaRocca ; illustrations by Rachel Suggs

Midsummer's mayhem, Rajani LaRocca ; illustrations by Rachel Suggs

Label
Midsummer's mayhem
Title
Midsummer's mayhem
Statement of responsibility
Rajani LaRocca ; illustrations by Rachel Suggs
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Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Can Mimi undo the mayhem caused by her baking in this contemporary-fantasy retelling of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream? Eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson comes from a big Indian American family: Dad's a renowned food writer, Mom's a successful businesswoman, and her three older siblings all have their own respective accomplishments. It's easy to feel invisible in such an impressive family, but Mimi's dream of proving she's not the least-talented member of her family seems possible when she discovers a contest at the new bakery in town. Plus, it'll start her on the path to becoming a celebrity chef like her culinary idol, Puffy Fay. But when Mimi's dad returns from a business trip, he's mysteriously lost his highly honed sense of taste. Without his help, Mimi will never be able to bake something impressive enough to propel her to gastronomic fame. Drawn into the woods behind her house by a strangely familiar song, Mimi meets Vik, a boy who brings her to parts of the forest she's never seen. Who knew there were banyan trees and wild boars in Massachusetts? Together they discover exotic ingredients and bake them into delectable and enchanting treats. But as her dad acts stranger every day, and her siblings' romantic entanglements cause trouble in their town, Mimi begins to wonder whether the ingredients she and Vik found are somehow the cause of it all. She needs to use her skills, deductive and epicurean, to uncover what's happened. In the process, she learns that in life, as in baking, not everything is sweet...
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
LaRocca, Rajani
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.1.L353
LC item number
Mid 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Suggs, Rachel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Families
  • East Indian Americans
  • Baking
  • Magic
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Family life
  • East Indian Americans
  • Baking
  • Magic
  • Characters in literature
  • Baking
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • East Indian Americans
  • Families
  • Magic
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Midsummer's mayhem, Rajani LaRocca ; illustrations by Rachel Suggs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9781499808889
Lccn
2019002900
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1056737741
  • 1832708
  • (OCoLC)on1056737741
  • 1832708
Label
Midsummer's mayhem, Rajani LaRocca ; illustrations by Rachel Suggs
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9781499808889
Lccn
2019002900
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1056737741
  • 1832708
  • (OCoLC)on1056737741
  • 1832708

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