Reaching Dustin

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Carly wants to scream when she picks weird Dustin Groat for the class interview assignment. She'll never get to be editor of the sixth-grade newspaper interviewing a grungy, creepy kid like him. But beneath Dustin's sullen exterior, Carly discovers a boy who is struggling with the suicide of his mother, an abusive father who runs an illegal drug lab and a gun-trading ring, and a secret so dark and deep, he'll never let it out. Or will he?In Reaching Dustin, the acclaimed author of The Crystal Garden and Rimwalkers delivers a powerful coming-of-age story about a frightened boy who finally reaches out for help'and the caring girl who reaches back, to right a wrong and help him.Vicki Grove lives in Ionia, MO.
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display_description Fifth-grader Carley's assignment to interview a reclusive, brooding classmate leads her to discover some of the events that have caused his antisocial and abusive family's negative impact on their Missouri farming community.
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publishDate 1998
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subject_facet Emotional problems -- Fiction, Farm life -- Missouri -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Missouri -- Fiction, School stories
title_display Reaching Dustin
title_full Reaching Dustin / Vicki Grove
title_short Reaching Dustin
topic_facet Emotional problems, Farm life, Fiction, Interpersonal relations, School stories