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The adventures of a girl called Bicycle

Author: Christina Uss
Publisher: New York : Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Left at the Mostly Silent Monastery as a toddler and home-schooled by a retired nun, twelve-year-old Bicycle rides cross-country to meet a famous cyclist who she hopes will be her first friend.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Sports fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Uss
ISBN: 9780823440078 0823440079 9781725402973 1725402971
OCLC Number: 1001906790
Awards: Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee​, 2019-2020.
Description: 307 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: The Mostly Silent Monastery --
Clunk --
The Friendship Factory --
Mr. Spim's Splendid Sponges --
Unfinished business in Virginia --
Nine hundred cows and counting --
The wayward dogs of Kentucky --
The cannibal takes off --
Slowing down for a bite in Illinois --
Pigs on parade in Missouri --
Paradise pies --
A bicycle without wheels --
Midway to nowhere --
The wheels of fortune spin in Kansas --
On top of the world in Colorado --
To catch a thief in Utah --
No override for the missile launch --
The loneliest road --
The best of luck in Nevada --
Calamity --
Say something nice in California --
The blessing of the bicycles --
No zebras, no noses.
Responsibility: Christina Uss.

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Left at the Mostly Silent Monastery as a toddler and home-schooled by a retired nun, twelve-year-old Bicycle rides cross-country to meet a famous cyclist who she hopes will be her first friend.

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The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle

by HeatherEM (WorldCat user published 2018-01-30) Excellent Permalink

This is the most original children's book I've read in a long time!  Think Roald DAHL meets E.B. WHITE.

Along her cross-country route to meet her hero, Bicycle, a fully developed and very likeable character herself, makes a unique cast of friends, from the owner of a sponge factory...
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