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Title:
Okay for Now
Call Number:
SHARED SYSTEM
Publication Date:
2013
Edition:
Reprint
Publisher:
[S.l.] : HMH Books for Young Readers, 2013
Physical Description:
368 p.
Summary:
<div> National Book Award Finalist "[A] stealthily powerful, unexpectedly affirming story of discovering and rescuing one€́™s best self."€́”Booklist, starred review In this companion novel to℗ The Wednesday Wars,℗ Doug struggles to be more than the "skinny thug" that℗ some people think him to be.℗ He finds an unlikely ally in Lil Spicer, who gives him the strength to endure an abusive father, the suspicions of a town, and the return of his oldest brother, forever scarred, from Vietnam. Schmidt expertly weaves multiple themes of loss and recovery in a story teeming with distinctive, unusual characters and invaluable lessons about love, creativity, and survival.
Horizon Bib Number:
1527420
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