Bluefish

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IL: MG+ - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 600L
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Thirteen-year-old Travis has a secret: he can't read. But a shrewd teacher and a sassy girl are about to change everything in this witty and deeply moving novel. Travis is missing his old home in the country, and he's missing his old hound, Rosco. Now there's just the cramped place he shares with his well-meaning but alcoholic grandpa, a new school, and the dreaded routine of passing when he's called on to read out loud. But that's before Travis meets Mr. McQueen, who doesn't take "pass" for an answer--a rare teacher whose savvy persistence has Travis slowly unlocking a book on the natural world. And it's before Travis is noticed by Velveeta, a girl whose wry banter and colorful scarves belie some hard secrets of her own. With sympathy, humor, and disarming honesty, Pat Schmatz brings to life a cast of utterly believable characters--and captures the moments of trust and connection that make all the difference.
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ISBN:
9780763663414
9780329995188
9781455844784
9780763656140
9781484410691
9780763653347
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 4, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 600L
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Grouped Work ID 8da1fdad-df8b-6959-efc5-ed6646ab3c39
Grouping Title bluefish
Grouping Author schmatz pat
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-22 23:50:37PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-23 00:37:41AM

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auth_author2 Daniels, Luke., Rudd, Kate, 1980-
author Schmatz, Pat.
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display_description Thirteen-year-old Travis, living in cramped quarters with his alcoholic grandfather, longs for his old life in the country, and struggles in school to hide the fact that he cannot read, but a persistent teacher and a special girl open his eyes to a new world.
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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Literacy, Literacy -- Fiction, Literacy -- Juvenile fiction, Middle schools, Middle schools -- Fiction, Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction, Schools, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Secrecy, Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction, Secrets -- Fiction, Teachers, Teachers -- Fiction, Teachers -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Bluefish
title_full Bluefish, Bluefish / Pat Schmatz, Bluefish [electronic resource] / Pat Schmatz
title_short Bluefish
title_sub
topic_facet Literacy, Middle schools, Schools, Secrecy, Secrets, Teachers, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature