The Book You're Not Supposed to Have
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Series:
Timmy Failure volume 5.
Published:
Candlewick Press 2016
Format:
Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 3
Lexile measure:
610L
Status:
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Description

Banishment from his life's calling can't keep a comically overconfident detective down in the latest episode by New York Times bestseller Stephan Pastis.

This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure's academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he will be grounded for life. Or maybe longer. And will Timmy's mom really marry Doorman Dave?

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Street Date:
09/27/2016
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780763692216
ASIN:
B01K5SSF2G
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.4, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
610
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APA Citation (style guide)

Stephan Pastis. (2016). The Book You're Not Supposed to Have. Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stephan Pastis. 2016. The Book You're Not Supposed to Have. Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Stephan Pastis, The Book You're Not Supposed to Have. Candlewick Press, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Stephan Pastis. The Book You're Not Supposed to Have. Candlewick Press, 2016. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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