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“The Dump” is what Doug Swieteck calls his new home in upstate New York. He lands there in the summer of 1968, when the Apollo space missions are under way, Joe Pepitone is slugging for the New York Yankees, and the Vietnam War is raging. At home he lives with a father who has lost his way and a brother accused of robbery. And Doug’s oldest brother is returning from Vietnam. Who knows what wounds his missions have given him? But Doug has his own mission, too, and it begins when he first sees the plates of John James Audubon’s Birds of America at the local library. His mission will lead him to Lil Spicer, who shows him how to drink a really cold Coke, to Mrs. Windermere, who drags him to a theater opening, and to the customers of his Saturday grocery deliveries, who together will open a world as strange to him as the lunar landscape. Swieteck, who first appeared in Gary D. Schmidt’s Newbery Honor book The Wednesday Wars , will discover the transforming power of art over disaster in a story about creativity and loss, love and recovery, and survival.
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ISBN:
9780547152608
9780547534176
9780544022805
9780307915955
161707313
9781617073137
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.9, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
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Grouped Work ID 2864ddcd-e31a-7807-b294-6665c5b1e050
Full title okay for now
Author schmidt gary d
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-27 17:50:38PM
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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 11
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auth_author2 Hoppe, Lincoln, 1971-
author Schmidt, Gary D.
author2-role Findaway World, LLC., Hoppe, Lincoln,1971-, Listening Library., Playaway Digital Audio., Random House (Firm).
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display_description 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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subject_facet Audiobooks, Audubon, John James, -- 1785-1851. -- Birds of America -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Broadway (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Coming of age -- Fiction, Families -- Fiction, Family life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Humorous stories, Junior high schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Theater -- New York (State) -- New York, Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
title_display Okay for now
title_full Okay for Now, Okay for now / by Gary D. Schmidt, Okay for now [sound recording] / Gary D. Schmidt
title_short Okay for now
title_sub
topic_facet Audubon, John James, Bildungsromans, Coming of age, Families, Family life, Family problems, Friendship, Historical Fiction, Humorous stories, Junior high schools, Schools, Theater, Young Adult Fiction