The absolute value of Mike

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Mike tries so hard to please his father, but the only language his dad seems to speak is calculus. And for a boy with a math learning disability, nothing could be more difficult. When his dad sends him to live with distant relatives in rural Pennsylvania for the summer to work on an engineering project, Mike figures this is his big chance to buckle down and prove himself. But when he gets there, nothing is what he thought it would be. The project has nothing at all to do with engineering, and he finds himself working alongside his wacky eighty-something- year-old aunt, a homeless man, and a punk rock girl as part of a town-wide project to adopt a boy from Romania. Mike may not learn anything about engineering, but what he does learn is far more valuable.
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subject_facet Business enterprises -- Fiction, Business enterprises -- Juvenile fiction, Business enterprises. -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction, Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Juvenile fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction, Individuality -- Fiction, Individuality -- Juvenile fiction, Pennsylvania -- Fiction, Pennsylvania -- Juvenile fiction, Self acceptance. -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The absolute value of Mike
title_full The Absolute Value of Mike, The absolute value of Mike / Kathryn Erskine, The absolute value of Mike [electronic resource] / Kathryn Erskine
title_short The absolute value of Mike
topic_facet Business enterprises, Eccentrics and eccentricities, Fathers and sons, Humor (Fiction), Individuality, Self acceptance, Self-acceptance, Young Adult Fiction