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Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets

Author: Evan Roskos
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sixteen-year-old boy wrestling with depression and anxiety tries to cope by writing poems, reciting Walt Whitman, hugging trees, and figuring out why his sister has been kicked out of the house.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Humorous fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Roskos
ISBN: 9780547928531 054792853X 9780544439535 0544439538
OCLC Number: 810273564
Awards: Morris Debut Award finalist, 2014
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Doctor Bird's advice for sad poets
Responsibility: Evan Roskos.

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