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Okay for Now

Authors: Schmidt, Gary D.
Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publisher: [S.l.] : HMH Books for Young Readers, 2013
Publication date: 2013
Title: Okay for Now
Edition: Reprint
Physical description: 368 p.
Summary note: <div> National Book Award Finalist "[A] stealthily powerful, unexpectedly affirming story of discovering and rescuing one ́ s best self." ́ Booklist, starred review In this companion novel to℗ The Wednesday Wars,℗ Doug struggles to be more than the "skinny thug" that℗ some people think him to be.℗ He finds an unlikely ally in Lil Spicer, who gives him the strength to endure an abusive father, the suspicions of a town, and the return of his oldest brother, forever scarred, from Vietnam. Schmidt expertly weaves multiple themes of loss and recovery in a story teeming with distinctive, unusual characters and invaluable lessons about love, creativity, and survival.
ISBN: 0544022807
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