Excellent excuses (and other good stuff)

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Candlewick Press,
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First U.S. edition, reinforced trade edition.
Middle-school comedian, homework dodger, rock-star wannabe, master doodler--Tom Gates is back with two more episodes full of visual humor and kid appeal. No school for two whole weeks! Now Tom has plenty of time for the good stuff, like finding new ways (so many!) to annoy his big sister, Delia. Or watching TV and eating caramel candy. Or most important, band practice for DOGZOMBIES in his best friend Derek's garage (while not encouraging Derek's '60s-music-crazed dad). All that stands between this band and rock greatness is, well, a song (besides "Delia's a Weirdo"). And finding a drummer. And landing a gig. Will Tom let a killer toothache and pesky overdue homework get in his way?
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subject_facet Boys -- Conduct of life, Family, Family life -- Fiction, Graphic novels, Humorous fiction, School children, Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Sisters -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Excellent excuses (and other good stuff)
title_full Excellent excuses (and other good stuff) / by Liz Pichon, Excellent excuses (and other good stuff) / by Liz Pichon ; includes a special glossary by Tom!
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