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When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (New Readers Circle Editions)

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Nothing ever happens in Tobys small Texas town. Nothing much until this summer thats full of big changes.

Its tough for Toby when his mother leaves home to be a country singer. Toby takes it hard when his best friend Cals older brother goes off to fight in Vietnam. Now their sleepy town is about to get a jolt with the arrival of Zachary Beaver, billed as the fattest boy in the world. Toby is in for a summer unlike any other, a summer sure to change his life.

Synopsis:

This National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature tells the story of two boys who during the summer of 1971 meet the star of a sideshow act that comes to their small Texas town: 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world. An "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year.

Synopsis:

- An ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book.- A Horn Book Fanfare Book, a Booklist Editors' Choice, and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

About the Author

Kimberly Willis Holts first novel, My Louisiana Sky, was an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults. It also received a Boston Globe—Horn Book Honor Award. Her most recent book is Keeper of the Night.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440238416
Author:
Holt, Kimberly Willi
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf
Author:
Holt, Kimberly Willis
Location:
New York
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
Best friends
Subject:
Overweight persons
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
New Readers Circle Editions
Series Volume:
RN-533
Publication Date:
20030513
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.86x4.24x.75 in. .32 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , This National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature tells the story of two boys who during the summer of 1971 meet the star of a sideshow act that comes to their small Texas town: 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world. An "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year.
"Synopsis" by , - An ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book.- A Horn Book Fanfare Book, a Booklist Editors' Choice, and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.
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