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The absolute value of Mike

Author: Kathryn Erskine
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Mike, whose father is a brilliant mathematician but who has no math aptitude himself, spends the summer in rural Pennsylvania with his elderly and eccentric relatives Moo and Poppy, helping the townspeople raise money to adopt a Romanian orphan.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Reading (Middle School)
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Erskine
ISBN: 9780399255052 0399255052
OCLC Number: 634737350
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 247 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kathryn Erskine.

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Fourteen-year-old Mike, whose father is a brilliant mathematician but who has no math aptitude himself, spends the summer in rural Pennsylvania with his elderly and eccentric relatives Moo and Poppy, helping the townspeople raise money to adopt a Romanian orphan.

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