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The Lifters

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The Lifters by Dave Eggers
Paperback $9.99
Apr 30, 2019 | ISBN 9781524764197

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  • Apr 30, 2019 | ISBN 9781524764197 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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“This book is a ripper, full of all the good stuff: adventure, mystery, and lots of great jokes.” 
—Mac Barnett, Caldecott Honor–winning author of Extra Yarn

“Full of surprises, magic, and heart.” –Rebecca Stead, Newbery Award-winning author of When You Reach Me

“A heart-gladdening work of allegorical genius . . . brilliantly rendering the bewildering stupidity of the adult world as seen by children.” —The Guardian

“Eggers performs a marvelous sleight of hand, producing a first-rate middle grade adventure that doubles as a political parable for our times.” —The Buffalo News

“[A] cozy contemporary novel about lifting spirits and rebuilding community through teamwork and imagination.” —Publishers Weekly

“A warm and rewarding read . . .Eggers skillfully handles the trope of the kids who save the town, with plenty of humorous adult cluelessness but an equal measure of compassion.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Original . . . and always intriguing. . . . Eggers’s story moves along briskly thanks to mounting suspense and bite-size chapters.” —Booklist

“A whimsical, fantastical story with elements of realism. . . . This atmospheric story’s detailed plot moves quickly, and all the characters experience growth.” —School Library Journal 


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