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The janitor's boy

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Ordinarily, no one would have imagined that Jack Rankin would vandalize a desk. But this was not an ordinary school year for Jack.... When Jack Rankin learns that he is going to spend the fifth grade in the old high school -- the building where his father works as a janitor -- he dreads the start of school. Jack manages to get through the first month without the kids catching on. Then comes the disastrous day when one of his classmates loses his lunch all over the floor. John the janitor is called in to clean up, and he does the unthinkable -- he turns to Jack with a big smile and says, "Hi, son." Jack performs an act of revenge and gets himself into a sticky situation. His punishment is to assist the janitor after school for three weeks. The work is tedious, not to mention humiliating. But there is one perk janitors have access to keys, keys to secret places.... In this new novel by the author of Frindle, a boy's explorations lead to surprising new discoveries about himself and his father.
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Grouping Title janitor s boy
Grouping Author clements andrew
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-17 22:54:26PM
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auth_author2 Wong, B. D.
author Clements, Andrew, 1949-
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display_description Fifth grader Jack finds himself the target of ridicule at school when it becomes known that his father is one of the janitors, and he turns his anger onto his father.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction, Janitors -- Fiction, Janitors -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The janitor's boy
title_full The Janitor's Boy, The Janitor's Boy Clements, Andrew, 1949-, The janitor's boy / Andrew Clements, The janitor's boy [sound recording] / Andrew Clements
title_short The janitor's boy
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fathers and sons, Janitors, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Schools