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It all started with the social studies teacher's extra-credit assignment: come up with a plan to change the world for the better, and do it. Twelve-year-old Trevor McKinney began by doing something good for three people. But instead of paying him back, he asked them to "pay it forward" by doing a favor for three more people, who in turn would help three others, and so on, each act a link in a chain of human kindness.

And no one — not his teacher, his mom, or anyone in his small California town — could ever have dreamed of how far Trevor's plan would go.

Synopsis:

It all started with the social studies teacher's extra-credit assignment: come up with a plan to change the world for the better, and do it. Twelve-year-old Trevor McKinney began by doing something good for three people. But instead of paying him back, he asked them to "pay it forward" by doing a favor for three more people, who in turn would help three others, and so on, each act a link in a chain of human kindness.

And no one — not his teacher, his mom, or anyone in his small California town — could ever have dreamed of how far Trevor's plan would go.

About the Author

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Funerals for Horses and numerous short stories, including the collection Earthquake Weather. She lives in Cambria, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743412025
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Location:
New York
Author:
Hyde, Catherine Ryan
Subject:
General
Subject:
California
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Teacher-student relationships
Subject:
School children
Subject:
Kindness
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Boys
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series Volume:
87-4
Publication Date:
October 2000
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbound
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.85x4.13x.88 in. .35 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
History and Social Science » American Studies » Popular Culture

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Product details 320 pages Pocket Books - English 9780743412025 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It all started with the social studies teacher's extra-credit assignment: come up with a plan to change the world for the better, and do it. Twelve-year-old Trevor McKinney began by doing something good for three people. But instead of paying him back, he asked them to "pay it forward" by doing a favor for three more people, who in turn would help three others, and so on, each act a link in a chain of human kindness.

And no one — not his teacher, his mom, or anyone in his small California town — could ever have dreamed of how far Trevor's plan would go.

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