Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav

Because of Mr. Terupt

Best Seller
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
Oct 12, 2010 | ISBN 9780375896156

Available from:

See All Formats (3) +
  • Oct 11, 2011 | ISBN 9780375858246 | Middle Grade (8-12)

    Also available from:

    *This format is not eligible to earn points towards the Reader Rewards program
  • Oct 12, 2010 | ISBN 9780385738828 | Middle Grade (8-12)

    Also available from:

  • Oct 12, 2010 | ISBN 9780375896156 | Middle Grade (8-12)

    Available from:

  • Apr 28, 2020 | ISBN 9780593162514 | Middle Grade (8-12)

    251 Minutes

    Available from:

Buy the Audiobook Download:

Listen to a sample from Because of Mr. Terupt

Product Details


An NPR Backseat Book Club Selection
An E. B. White Read-Aloud Honor Book
An Arizona Grand Canyon Reader Award Winner
An Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award Winner
A Minnesota Maud Hart Lovelace Award Winner
A Connecticut Nutmeg Book Award Winner
A Nebraska Golden Sower Book Award Winner
An Iowa Children’s Choice Book Award Winner
A Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Winner
Nominated for 17 State Book Awards

“Even the accident toward which this novel is inevitably headed is no accident; it is as masterfully set up and skillfully concealed as the rest of this riveting story.” —John Irving

“This powerful and emotional story is likely to spur discussion.”—Publishers Weekly

“No one is perfect in this feel-good story, but everyone benefits, including sentimentally inclined readers.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Compelling. . . . Readers will find much to ponder on the power of forgiveness.”—Booklist


Arizona Young Readers Award WINNER

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award WINNER

Minnesota Maud Heart Lovelace Award WINNER 2014

Nebraska Golden Sower Award WINNER 2013

Connecticut Nutmeg Children’s Book Award NOMINEE

Georgia Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2014

Indiana Young Hoosier Award NOMINEE

Kentucky Bluegrass Award NOMINEE

Mark Twain Award NOMINEE 2013

Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award NOMINEE

Rhode Island Children’s Book Award NOMINEE

South Carolina Children’s Book Award NOMINEE

Virginia Young Readers Program Award NOMINEE

Wyoming Indian Paintbrush Award NOMINEE 2013

Be the first to know!
More from Rob Buyea and book picks sent right to your inbox
More from Rob Buyea and book picks sent right to your inbox
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top