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In the winter, life in McKinley, Minnesota, revolves around the rinks, where kids play hockey and grown-ups skate to scratchy phonograph records. Then, the year Marsh and his best friend, Willy, are twelve, Carl appears at the rink, wearing a battered, old leather flight jacket and doing a strange dance that is both beautiful and disturbing to watch. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; It is Marsh and Willy who discover the terrible secret behind Carl's dance, a secret that threatens to destroy him. But a small miracle occurs, and Carl's dance becomes a fragile and tentative expression of hope and the healing power of love.

About the Author

Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young readers. He has written more than one hundred books for adults and young readers, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: andlt;iandgt;Dogsongandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Hatchetandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The Winter Roomandlt;/iandgt;. He lives in New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416939382
Author:
Paulsen, Gary
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Social Issues - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Ice Skating
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Skating
Subject:
Ice skating
Subject:
Minnesota
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled;andnbsp;dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; sur
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled; dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; survival;
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled; dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; survival;
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled; dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; survival;
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled; dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; survival;
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled; dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; survival;
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled; dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; survival;
Subject:
A Newbery Honor Book; Newbery; An ALA Best Book for Young Adults; An ALA Notable Book; A School Library Journal Best Book; shaman; dog; dog team; sled; dog sled; dream; vision; Eskimo; tundra; ice; ice storm; polar vortex; nostalgia; advunture; survival;
Edition Description:
Reissue
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 2.87 oz
Age Level:
10-14

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