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  • Published: New York : Henry Holt, 2008.
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 240 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 630

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9780805080834 (alk. paper)
  • 080508083X (alk. paper)


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by Kwasney, Michelle D., 1960-

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Call number: Teen Fiction

Available Copies: Downtown Teen, 1st Floor

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In 1968, after the death of her beloved Gramps, Delores "Itch" Colchester and her grandmother move from Florida to an Ohio trailer park, where she meets new people and, when she learns that a friend is being abused by her mother, tries her best to emulate her plain-spoken grandfather.

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One of the best books i've read in a looong time

Familiar plot, relatable characters. Author has a good sense of humor and uses lots of new vocabulary in the story. A good choice for someone just starting out in the teen section.

Great Book!

i loved this book. it was sweet and simple. It had a lot of meaning... I would reccomend this book to anybody looking for a heartwarming book.

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