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'Contains Schmidt's eloquent language and compelling characters.' -School Library Journal, starred review 'Henry's odyssey of growth and understanding is pitch-perfect.' -The Bulletin 'Emotionally gripping and seductively told.' -Publishers Weekly When Henry Smith's older brother goes into a coma after being hit by a Cambodian boy's pickup truck, the entire Smith family is engulfed in the tragedy.It takes a mountain, which Henry vows to climb, to open the eyes of this long-established Yankee family to their own prejudices and to an awareness that they can never insulate themselves against trouble. AUTHOR Gary D Schmidt is author of Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, which won the Newbery Honor and the Printz Honor, as well as The Wednesday Wars, also a Newbery Honor book as well as a New York Times bestseller. He is a professor of English. Ages 12 and up

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780547331331
ISBN-10: 0547331339
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Harcourt Children's Books
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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