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Chicken boy

Author: Frances O'Roark Dowell; Stephen Hoye
Publisher: New York : Random House/Listening Library, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : Library ed.; UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Since the death of his mother, Tobin's family life and school life have been in disarray, but after he starts raising chickens with his seventh-grade classmate, Henry, everything starts to fall into place. Tobin McCauley's got a near-certifiable grandmother, a pack of juvenile-delinquent siblings, and a dad who's not going to win father of the year any time soon. To top it off, Tobin's only friend truly believes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Compact discs
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Frances O'Roark Dowell; Stephen Hoye
ISBN: 0307246205 9780307246202 0307245624 9780307245625
OCLC Number: 61144198
Notes: Compact discs.
Duration: 3:51:00.
Credits: Executive producer: Dan Musselman ; Director: Jamie Cerniglia.
Performer(s): Read by Stephen Hoye.
Description: 4 sound discs (3 hr., 51 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Frances O'Roark Dowell.

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Since the death of his mother, Tobin's family life and school life have been in disarray, but after he starts raising chickens with his seventh-grade classmate, Henry, everything starts to fall into place. Tobin McCauley's got a near-certifiable grandmother, a pack of juvenile-delinquent siblings, and a dad who's not going to win father of the year any time soon. To top it off, Tobin's only friend truly believes that the study of chickens will reveal ... the meaning of life? Getting through seventh grade isn't easy for anyone, son, but when the first day of school starts out with your granny's arrest, you know you've got real problems. Throw on a five-day suspension (for defending your English teacher's honor), a chicken that lays green eggs, and a family feud that's tearing everyone to pieces, and you're in for one heck of a ride. Best-selling author Frances O'Roark Dowell has the remarkable ability to introduce characters you wish could be a part of your life forever and ever. (And she can write about chickens like nobody's business.).

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