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    Sep 01, 1984 | 160 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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    Jun 24, 2009 | 160 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award (Vermont)
South Carolina Children’s Book Award
Mark Twain Award (Missouri)
Golden Sower Award (Nebraska)
Young Hoosier Award (Indiana)
William Allen White Award (Kansas)
Pacific Northwest Library Association’s Young Reader’s Choice Award (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alberta)
Tennessee Children’s Choice Award
Georgia Children’s Book Award
Alabama Library Association’s Young Reader’s Choice Award

“Captures the anger and frustration that accompanies a child’s inability to control his life.” —School Library Journal.


California Young Reader Medal WINNER 1990

Indiana Young Hoosier Award WINNER 1987

Kansas William White Award WINNER 1987

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award WINNER 1994

Missouri Mark Twain Award WINNER 1987

Nebraska Golden Sower Award WINNER 1987

Pacific Northwest Young Readers Choice Award WINNER 1987

South Carolina Children’s Book Award WINNER 1986

Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award WINNER 1987

Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fischer Book Award WINNER 1986

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