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The best at it

Author: Maulik Pancholy
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Rahul Kapoor is heading into seventh grade in a small town in Indiana. The start of middle school is making him feel increasingly anxious, so his favorite person in the whole world, his grandfather Bhai, gives him some well-meaning advice: Find one thing you're really good at. And become the BEST at it. Those four little words sear themselves into Rahul's brain. While he's not quite sure what that special thing is,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Children's stories
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maulik Pancholy
ISBN: 9780062866417 0062866419
OCLC Number: 1081346472
Awards: Stonewall Book Honor, 2020.
Rainbow Book List, 2020. https://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/archives/1331
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Maulik Pancholy.

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"Rahul Kapoor is heading into seventh grade in a small town in Indiana. The start of middle school is making him feel increasingly anxious, so his favorite person in the whole world, his grandfather Bhai, gives him some well-meaning advice: Find one thing you're really good at. And become the BEST at it. Those four little words sear themselves into Rahul's brain. While he's not quite sure what that special thing is, he is convinced that once he finds it, bullies like Brent Mason will stop torturing him at school. And he won't be worried about staring too long at his classmate Justin Emery. With his best friend, Chelsea, by his side, Rahul is ready to crush this challenge. . . . But what if he discovers he isn't the best at anything?"--Goodreads.com.

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