Pay Attention, Carter Jones (Paperback)Gary D. Schmidt (author)
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Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 232 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
"Wonderfully impressive and layered" -- starred review * Kirkus *
"A rich and nuanced middle grade novel that will appeal to readers who feel a little on the outskirts" -- starred review * School Library Journal *
"His engaging narrative leads readers through a broad range of emotions in this beautifully written, often amusing, and ultimately moving novel" -- starred review * Booklist *
"Schmidt fuses pathos and humor in this adroitly layered novel" -- starred review * Publishers Weekly *
"Deft use of comedic scenes and Schmidt's trademark use of narrator-provided snark give the story the levity it needs to counteract the surprising number of tears readers are likely to shed. [Written] with remarkable finesse" -- starred review * Horn Book *
"Suffused with the same warmth, compassion and originality of the author's stunning debut, Orbiting Jupiter, this funny, moving middle grade novel is a true treasure with broad appeal and rich rewards." -- Joanne Owen * LoveReading4Kids *
"Gary D. Schmidt has written a tender story of masculinity and companionship... Beautifully paced the book demonstrates to us all the importance of making good decisions, and of remembering who we are and who we love." -- Matthew Martin * Books for Keeps *
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