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Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go (Heck)

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When Milton and Marlo Fauster die in a marshmallow-bear explosion, they get sent straight to Heck, an otherworldly reform school. Milton can understand why his kleptomaniac sister is here, but Milton is — or was — a model citizen. Has a mistake been made? Not according to Bea “Elsa” Bubb, the Principal of Darkness. She doesn't make mistakes. She personally sees to it that Heck — whether it be home ec class with Lizzie Borden, ethics with Richard Nixon, or gym with Blackbeard the pirate — is especially, well, heckish for the Fausters. Will Milton and Marlo find a way to escape? Or are they stuck here for all eternity, or until they turn eighteen, whichever comes first?

Review:

"Parents and readers...are in for a treat with Dale E. Basye's very funny debut novel." The Wall Street Journal

Review:

"The author's umpteen clever allusions...make this book truly sparkle." Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Synopsis:

After Milton and Marlo Fauster die in a marshmallow bear explosion, they are sent straight to Heck, an otherworldly reform school. Milton can understand why his kleptomaniac sister is here, but Milton "was" a model citizen. Has a mistake been made?

About the Author

Dale E. Basye has been a journalist, a film critic, and a publisher of an arts and entertainment newspaper. He is currently a writer and creative director for several childrens Web sites. He lives with his wife and son in Portland, Oregon. Please visit him on the Web at www.wherethebadkidsgo.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375840760
Author:
Basye, Dale E
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Illustrator:
Dob, Bob
Author:
Dale E. Basye
Author:
illustrated by Bob Dob
Author:
Dob, Bob
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Horror
Subject:
Children s-Scary Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Quality
Series:
Circles of Heck
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.50x5.10x.80 in. .44 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 304 pages Yearling Books - English 9780375840760 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Parents and readers...are in for a treat with Dale E. Basye's very funny debut novel."
"Review" by , "The author's umpteen clever allusions...make this book truly sparkle."
"Synopsis" by , After Milton and Marlo Fauster die in a marshmallow bear explosion, they are sent straight to Heck, an otherworldly reform school. Milton can understand why his kleptomaniac sister is here, but Milton "was" a model citizen. Has a mistake been made?
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