Reaching Dustin
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Putnam, c1998.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
199 pages
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
970L
Status:
Madison Middle - Teen Fiction
F GRO
Description
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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Language:
English
ISBN:
0399230084 (trade) :, 0698118391
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.6, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
970

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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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APA Citation (style guide)

Grove, V. (1998). Reaching Dustin. New York: Putnam.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Grove, Vicki. 1998. Reaching Dustin. New York: Putnam.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Grove, Vicki, Reaching Dustin. New York: Putnam, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grove, Vicki. Reaching Dustin. New York: Putnam, 1998. Print.

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