*qReminiscent of To Kill a Mockingbird.q aBooklist, Starred qAn unforgettable boy and his unforgettable story. I loved it!q aROB BUYEA, author of Because of Mr. Terupt and Mr. Terupt Falls Again This Newbery Honor winner is perfect for fans of To Kill a Mockingbird, The Kingas Speech, and The Help. A boy who stutters comes of age in the segregated South, during the summer that changes his life. Little Man throws the meanest fastball in town. But talking is a whole different ball game. He can barely say a word without stutteringanot even his own name. So when he takes over his best friendas paper route for the month of July, heas not exactly looking forward to interacting with the customers. But itas the neighborhood junkman, a bully and thief, who stirs up real trouble in Little Manas life. A Newbery Honor Award Winner An ALA-ALSC Notable Childrenas Book An IRA Childrenas and Young Adultsa Choice An IRA Teachersa Choice A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year A National Parenting Publications Award Honor Book A BookPage Best Childrenas Book An ABC New Voices Pick A Junior Library Guild Selection An ALA-ALSC Notable Childrenas Recording An ALA-YALSA Amazing Audiobook A Mississippi Magnolia State Award List Selection a[Vawteras] characterization of Little Man feels deeply authentic, with . . . his fierce desire to be asomebody instead of just a kid who couldnat talk right.aa aThe Washington Post aPaperboy offers a penetrating look at both the mystery and the daily frustrations of stuttering. People of all ages will appreciate this positive and universal story.a aJane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation of America *a[A] tense, memorable story.a aPublishers Weekly, Starred aAn engaging and heartfelt presentation that never whitewashes the difficult time and situation as Little Man comes of age.a aKirkus Reviews aVawter portrays a protagonist so true to a disability that one cannot help but empathize with the difficult world of a stutterer.a aSchool Library Journal From the Hardcover edition.People of all ages will appreciate this positive and universal story.a aJane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation of America *a[A] tense, memorable story.a aPublishers Weekly, Starred aAn engaging and heartfelt ...
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