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Sorta like a rock star : a novel

Author: Matthew Quick
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Although seventeen-year-old Amber Appleton is homeless, living in a school bus with her unfit mother, she is a relentless optimist who visits the elderly at a nursing home, teaches English to Korean Catholic women with the use of rhythm and blues music, and befriends a solitary Vietnam veteran and his dog, but eventually she experiences one burden more than she can bear and slips into a deep depression.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Quick
ISBN: 9780316043526 0316043524 9780316068505 0316068500
OCLC Number: 276406141
Description: 355 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Sort of like a rock star
Sorta like a rockstar
Responsibility: by Matthew Quick.

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Although seventeen-year-old Amber Appleton is homeless, living in a school bus with her unfit mother, she is a relentless optimist who visits the elderly at a nursing home, teaches English to Korean Catholic women with the use of rhythm and blues music, and befriends a solitary Vietnam veteran and his dog, but eventually she experiences one burden more than she can bear and slips into a deep depression.

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Read it - The action and interest accelerate from the early chapters

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-28) Very Good Permalink

I saw this book and I new it would be a good book, but, when I opened it my opinion changed. The first couple of chapters were rather boring. Since I like to finish what I start, I kept reading it and the book turned out to be great! It was sad, happy, and had a little bit of action. This book is...
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