The porcupine of truth

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Pub. Date:
2015.
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The Stonewall Book Award-winning novel from the author of Openly Straight and Honestly Ben! "Words like 'brilliant' are so overused when praising novels--so I won't use that word. I'll just think it." -- Benjamin Alire Sáenz, author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe "Undeniably human and unforgettably wise, this book is a gift for us all." -- Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle Carson Smith is resigned to spending his summer in Billings, Montana, helping his mom take care of his father, a dying alcoholic he doesn't really know. Then he meets Aisha Stinson, a beautiful girl who has run away from her difficult family, and discovers a secret regarding his grandfather, who disappeared without warning or explanation decades before. Together, Carson and Aisha embark on an epic road trip to try and save Carson's dad, restore his fragmented family, and discover the "Porcupine of Truth" in all of their lives.
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ISBN:
9780545754927
9780545648936
9780545648943
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.4, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 670L
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Alcoholism -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Billings (Mont.) -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
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title_full The Porcupine of Truth, The porcupine of truth / Bill Konigsberg
title_short The porcupine of truth
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topic_facet African American Fiction, African Americans, Alcoholism, Bildungsromans, Family problems, Friendship, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction