Warriors B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Q&A | May 12, 2015

    Aleksandar Hemon: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Aleksandar Hemon



    Describe your latest book. The Making of Zombie Wars is a roller-coaster ride of violence and sex. The main character, Joshua Levin, is a modestly... Continue »
    1. $18.20 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      The Making of Zombie Wars

      Aleksandar Hemon 9780374203412

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$6.99
New Mass Market
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
13 Local Warehouse Children's Young Adult- Social Issue Fiction
9 Remote Warehouse Children's Young Adult- Social Issue Fiction

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

Bucking the Sarge (Readers Circle)

by

Bucking the Sarge (Readers Circle) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Luther T. Farrell has got to get out of Flint, Michigan.

As his best friend Sparky says, “Flints nothing but the Titanic.”

And his mother, a.k.a. the Sarge, says, “Take my advice and stay off the sucker path.”

The Sarge milked the system to build an empire of slum housing and group homes. Luthers just one of the many people trapped in the Sarges Evil Empire—but hes about to bust out.

If Luther wins the science fair this year, hell be on track for college and a future as Americas best-known and best-loved philosopher. All hes got to do is beat his arch rival Shayla Patrick, the beautiful daughter of Flints finest undertaker—and the love of Luthers life.

Sparkys escape plans involve a pit bull named Poofy and the worlds scariest rat. Oh, and Luther. Add to the mix Chester X., Luthers mysterious roommate; Dontay Gaddy, a lawyer whose phone number is 1-800-SUEM ALL; and Darnell Dixon, the Sarges go-to guy who knows how to break all the rules.

Bucking the Sarge is a story that only Christopher Paul Curtis could tell. Once again the Newbery Award-winning author of Bud, Not Buddy and The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 gives us a whole new angle on life and a world full of unforgettable and hilarious characters. Readers will root for Luther and Sparky every step of the way.

Praise for The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963:

“An exceptional first novel.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred

“Ribald humor . . . and a totally believable childs view of the world will make this book an instant hit.”—School Library

Journal, Starred

Praise for Bud, Not Buddy:

“Curtis has given a fresh, new look to a traditional orphan-finds-a-home story that would be a crackerjack read-aloud.”

—School Library Journal, Starred

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

US

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440413318
Author:
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf Library
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Business enterprises
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Situations / General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Readers Circle
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.22x3.93x.77 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
12-14

Other books you might like

  1. Airborn
    Used Mass Market $4.95
  2. The Face on the Milk Carton Used Mass Market $3.50
  3. Saving Francesca
    Used Trade Paper $3.50
  4. Ark Angel: An Alex Rider Adventure...
    New Hardcover $17.99
  5. Haunting of Alaizabel Cray
    Used Hardcover $2.50
  6. Kira-Kira Used Trade Paper $4.50

Related Subjects


Children's » Humor
Children's » Situations » General
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Special Needs
Young Adult » General

Bucking the Sarge (Readers Circle) New Mass Market
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.99 In Stock
Product details 288 pages Laurel-Leaf Books - English 9780440413318 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , US
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.