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My life as a book

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Henry Holt,
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1st ed.

Summer's finally here, and Derek Fallon is looking forward to pelting the UPS truck with water balloons, climbing onto the garage roof, and conducting silly investigations. But when his parents decide to send him to Learning Camp, Derek's dreams of fun come to an end. Ever since he's been labeled a "reluctant reader," his mom has pushed him to read "real" books-something other than his beloved Calvin & Hobbes. As Derek forges unexpected friendships and uncovers a family secret involving himself (in diapers! no less), he realizes that adventures and surprises are around the corner, complete with curve balls. My Life as a Book is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Grouping Title my life as a book
Grouping Author tashjian janet
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-20 23:11:49PM
Last Indexed 2019-02-21 01:17:04AM

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subject_facet Animals, Animals -- Juvenile fiction, Books and reading, Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction, Camps -- Juvenile fiction, Children's art -- Juvenile fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Juvenile, Drowning -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Family, Family life -- Fiction, First person narrative -- Juvenile fiction, Secrecy, Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction, Secrets -- Fiction, Summer, Summer -- Juvenile fiction, Twelve-year-old boys -- Juvenile fiction
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