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Billy the Great

Author: Rosa Guy; Caroline Binch
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Billy's parents try to plan his life for him, including his choice of friends, but he has ideas of his own.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guy, Rosa.
Billy the Great.
New York : Delacorte Press, 1992
(OCoLC)607751819
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosa Guy; Caroline Binch
ISBN: 0385306660 9780385306669
OCLC Number: 24590874
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 1991 by Victor Gollancz Ltd."--Verso title page.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Billy is very young when his parents begin to plan his future. His mother thinks he'll make a good doctor or teacher. His father thinks that a boy with such strong legs should be a soccer player. Yet as Billy grows older, one thing about him becomes clear : he definitely has a mind of his own. When new neighbours move in, Billy just doesn't see them the way his parents do. And it's a good thing. When tempers flare, Billy's high spirits and independent nature allow him to prove that sometimes parents can learn a thing or two from their children.
Responsibility: Rosa Guy ; illustrated by Caroline Binch.

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Billy's parents try to plan his life for him, including his choice of friends, but he has ideas of his own.

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