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A hard-hitting and inspirational novel about the redemption of a bully from international icon 50 Cent Thirteen-year-old Butterball takes readers on a journey through the moments that made him into the playground bully he is today. Loosely inspired by 50 Cent's own adolescence and written with his teenage son in mind, Playground received wide critical praise--and is now poised to become a perennial classic.
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Grouping Title playground
Grouping Author 50 cent
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-15 22:45:21PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-16 00:56:51AM

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title_full Playground, Playground / 50 Cent with Laura Moser ; illustrations by Lizzi Akana, Playground [electronic resource] / 50 Cent
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