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This well-received novel from a cast of acclaimed authors is now available in paperback!

A video message from a dead person. A larcenous teenager. A man who can stick his left toe behind his head and in his ear. An epileptic girl seeking answers in a fairy tale. A boy who loses everything in World War II, and his brother who loses even more. And a family with a secret so big that it changes everything.

The world's best beloved authors each contribute a chapter in the life of the mysterious George "Gee" Keane, photographer, soldier, adventurer, and enigma. Under different pens, a startling portrait emerges of a man, his family, and his gloriously complicated tangle of a life.

Synopsis:

Ten bestselling authors contribute a chapter each in the life of the mysterious George "Gee" Keane, photographer, soldier, adventurer, and enigma. Under different pens, a startling portrait emerges of a man, his family, and his gloriously complicated tangle of a life. Authors include Nick Hornby, Gregory Maguire, Tim Wynne-Jones, and Eoin Colfer.

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A video message from a dead person. A larcenous teenager. A man who can stick his left toe behind his head and in his ear. An epileptic girl seeking answers in a fairy tale. A boy who loses everything in World War II, and his brother who loses even more. And a family with a secret so big that it changes everything.

The world's best beloved authors each contribute a chapter in the life of the mysterious George "Gee" Keane, photographer, soldier, adventurer, and enigma. Under different pens, a startling portrait emerges of a man, his family, and his gloriously complicated tangle of a life.

Linda Sue Park (USA) won the Newbery Medal for A SINGLE SHARD.

David Almond (UK) won the Printz Award for KIT'S WILDERNESS.

Eoin Colfer (Ireland) is the author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series.

Deborah Ellis (Canada) received a Jane Addams Children's Book Award special commendation for her Breadwinner trilogy.

Roddy Doyle (Ireland) won the Booker Prize for PADDY CLARKE HA HA HA.

Nick Hornby (UK) has had three books made into feature films.

Tim Wynne-Jones (Canada) has twice won the Governor General's Award for Fiction.

Ruth Ozeki (USA) has seen her novel MY YEAR OF MEATS translated into eleven languages.

Margo Lanagan (Australia) received a Printz Honor for her collection BLACK JUICE.

And Gregory Maguire (USA) wrote the novel WICKED, which became a popular Broadway musical.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439411394
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Other:
Park, Linda Sue
Author:
Hornby, Nick
Author:
Park, Linda Sue
Author:
Almond, David
Subject:
Adventure fiction
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperbound
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
08-12

Related Subjects

Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Humor
Young Adult » Fiction » Anthologies
Young Adult » General

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Product details 224 pages Scholastic Paperbacks - English 9780439411394 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ten bestselling authors contribute a chapter each in the life of the mysterious George "Gee" Keane, photographer, soldier, adventurer, and enigma. Under different pens, a startling portrait emerges of a man, his family, and his gloriously complicated tangle of a life. Authors include Nick Hornby, Gregory Maguire, Tim Wynne-Jones, and Eoin Colfer.
"Synopsis" by , A video message from a dead person. A larcenous teenager. A man who can stick his left toe behind his head and in his ear. An epileptic girl seeking answers in a fairy tale. A boy who loses everything in World War II, and his brother who loses even more. And a family with a secret so big that it changes everything.

The world's best beloved authors each contribute a chapter in the life of the mysterious George "Gee" Keane, photographer, soldier, adventurer, and enigma. Under different pens, a startling portrait emerges of a man, his family, and his gloriously complicated tangle of a life.

Linda Sue Park (USA) won the Newbery Medal for A SINGLE SHARD.

David Almond (UK) won the Printz Award for KIT'S WILDERNESS.

Eoin Colfer (Ireland) is the author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series.

Deborah Ellis (Canada) received a Jane Addams Children's Book Award special commendation for her Breadwinner trilogy.

Roddy Doyle (Ireland) won the Booker Prize for PADDY CLARKE HA HA HA.

Nick Hornby (UK) has had three books made into feature films.

Tim Wynne-Jones (Canada) has twice won the Governor General's Award for Fiction.

Ruth Ozeki (USA) has seen her novel MY YEAR OF MEATS translated into eleven languages.

Margo Lanagan (Australia) received a Printz Honor for her collection BLACK JUICE.

And Gregory Maguire (USA) wrote the novel WICKED, which became a popular Broadway musical.

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