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This is the part where you laugh

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"So real it hurts."--David Arnold, New York Times bestselling author of Mosquitoland. Fans of Matt de la Pena will be captivated by this summer-in-the-life of a teenage guy growing up in a trailer park in Eugene, Oregon. Travis never gives up. Not when his mom takes off. Not when he gets suspended from basketball. Not when he cracks four ribs jumping off a bridge to impress a girl. Not when he and his best friend Creature get into trouble deeper than they know how to handle. From acclaimed author Peter Brown Hoffmeister comes a painfully-funny, sometimes-crushing story of growing up, making mistakes, and pressing on, against the odds. "In my mind the best storytellers walk that high tight wire between tragedy and comedy. This Is the Part Where You Laugh is exactly the part where you laugh. And ache. This is a really good book! "--Chris Crutcher "A courageous novel. Incandescent and unflinching." --Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King "A raw offbeat novel with an abundance of honesty and heart." -- Publishers Weekly , starred review "Hoffmeister crushes it. There is blood and truth on every page ." --Estelle Laure, author of T his Raging Light
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Level 4.2, 10 Points
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HL: High-Low 700L
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Full title this is the part where you laugh
Author hoffmeister peter brown
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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subject_facet Basketball stories, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Poverty -- Fiction, Sick -- Fiction
title_display This is the part where you laugh
title_full This is the Part Where You Laugh, This is the part where you laugh / Peter Brown Hoffmeister
title_short This is the part where you laugh
topic_facet Basketball stories, Conduct of life, Family problems, Friendship, Poverty, Sick, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature