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Listening Library (Audio) | Jul 25, 2006 | 336 Minutes | Middle Grade (10 and up) | ISBN 9780739331125

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Awards

ALA Notable Children’s Book WINNER 2007

Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College Children’s Book of the Year WINNER 2007

IRA Notable Books for a Global Society WINNER 2007

New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing WINNER 2007

Newbery Honor Book WINNER 2007

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award FINALIST 2009

Iowa Children’s Choice Award FINALIST 2007

Praise

“Penny and her world are clearly drawn and eminently believable.”–School Library Journal

“Holm impressively wraps pathos with comedy in this coming-of-age story, populated by a cast of vivid characters.”–Booklist

“Penny’s present-tense narration is both earthy and observant, and her commentary on her families’ eccentricities sparkles.”–Kirkus Reviews

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