Nothing ever happens in Toby’s small Texas town. Nothing much until this summer that’s full of big changes. It’s tough for Toby when his mother leaves home to become a country singer. And Toby takes it hard when his best friend Cal’s older brother goes off to fight in Vietnam. But now their sleepy town is about to get an even bigger jolt with the arrival of Zachary Beaver, billed as the fattest boy in the world. Toby is in for a summer unlike any other, a summer sure to change his life.
“I’m amazed how the tiniest moments grow into books.”—Kimberly Willis HoltKimberly Willis Holt’s first novel, My Louisiana Sky, was an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults. It also received a Boston Globe—Horn Book… More about Kimberly Willis Holt
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Published by Listening Library (Audio) Jan 09, 2007| 299 Minutes| 10-14 years| ISBN 9780739355978