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Author: Leslie Connor
Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The oldest Marriss brother, fourteen-year-old Dewey, attempts to be the "embodiment of responsibility" as he juggles the management of the family's bicycle repair business while sharing the household and farm duties with his siblings after a sudden energy crisis strands their parents far from home.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Bildungsromans
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Connor
ISBN: 9780061692291 0061692298 9780061692338 0061692336
OCLC Number: 428436662
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 330 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Leslie Connor.

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The oldest Marriss brother, fourteen-year-old Dewey, attempts to be the "embodiment of responsibility" as he juggles the management of the family's bicycle repair business while sharing the household and farm duties with his siblings after a sudden energy crisis strands their parents far from home.

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Low on Fuel - Means Big Responsibility for Dewey

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-11-11) Very Good Permalink

Dewey's parents are away and because of a gasoline shortage and they can't get fuel for their vehicle to get home. The children in the family take on responsibilities at home and in the family bike repair shop. This book is well suited for middle school readers and presents great ideas...
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