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The benefits of being an octopus

Author: Ann Braden
Publisher: New York : Sky Pony Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Seventh-grader Zoey Albro focuses on caring for three younger siblings and avoiding rich classmates at school until her fascination with octopuses gets her on the debate team and she begins to speak out.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
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Fiction
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Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Braden, Ann.
Benefits of being an octopus.
New York : Sky Pony Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018028600
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Braden
ISBN: 9781510737488 1510737480
OCLC Number: 1041203082
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 254 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Ann Braden.

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"This heartbreaking, beautifully written book about finding one's voice will offer some readers a relatable reflection and others a window that can help build empathy and understanding." -- School Read more...

 
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