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Excellent excuses (and other good stuff)

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Publisher:
Candlewick Press,
Pub. Date:
2015.
Edition:
First U.S. edition, reinforced trade edition.
Language:
English
Description
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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ISBN:
9780763674748
9780763687809
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.9, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
610L
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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
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