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Boy O'Boy

Author: Brian Doyle
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Douglas & McIntyre ; Berkeley : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Martin O'Boy describes life in Ottawa as World War II ends while telling of his dealings with the less than perfect adults around him, especially Mr. George, an organist whose intentions seem more than friendly.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doyle, Brian.
Boy O'Boy.
Toronto ; Berkeley : Douglas & McIntyre ; Berkeley : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2003
(OCoLC)637201769
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Doyle
ISBN: 0888995881 9780888995889 0888995903 9780888995902
OCLC Number: 56683247
Notes: "A Groundwood book."
Awards: Canadian Library Association Children's Book of the Year, 2004
Description: 161 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Baron Strathcona's fountain --
Turkey lady and the ketchup lady --
Papineau street and the Aztecs --
Mr. George and the choir cat --
Ideal father --
Cheap and the perfect twin --
New shoes --
Trap door spider --
"Who's coming to me!" --
Crazy man --
Poor billy --
Organ pipes --
Show --
Bad Bing Crosby habit --
Buz --
Ice cream sundae --
Heney Park --
Riddle and a letter --
"Happy birthday!" --
Mr. George borrows a boy --
That's what you get --
Granny's umbrella --
Crown imperial --
Bounty --
Sorriest organ player --
Dramatis personae.
Responsibility: Brian Doyle.

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Young Martin O'Boy describes life in Ottawa as World War II ends while telling of his dealings with the less than perfect adults around him, especially Mr. George, an organist whose intentions seem more than friendly.

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