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Author: Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer--a fiery young lady. Together, they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds, and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Humorous fiction
Bildungsromane
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: John James Audubon; John James Audubon; John James Audubon
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 9780547152608 0547152604 9780329913755 0329913751
OCLC Number: 697552072
Notes: "Companion to the Newbery Honor Book The Wednesday Wars"--Cover.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, 2011.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 850
Description: 360 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Gary D. Schmidt.

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As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer--a fiery young lady. Together, they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds, and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage.

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