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Jun 04, 2002
| 140 Minutes
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jun 04, 2002 | ISBN 9780807210055 | Middle Grade (8-12)
HOW CAN YOU LOVE SOMEONE AND RESENT HIM AT THE SAME TIME? Jake Moon used to love the time he spent with his grandfather, Skelly, but that was before Skelly got Alzheimer’s disease. All of a sudden, it’s as if Skelly is the kid, and Jake has to be the grown-up. Much of Skelly’s care becomes Jake’s responsibility, and that doesn’t leave much time for a life of his own. Then, one day Jake rebels, and the unthinkable happens. Has Jake discovered too late how much his grandfather still means to him?
Barbara Park was best-known as the creator and author of the New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series, the stories of an outrageously funny kindergartener that have kept kids (and their grownups) laughing—and reading—for over two decades. The series was consistently a #1 New… More about Barbara Park
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