The Resource The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers and grandfathers, by Avi

The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers and grandfathers, by Avi

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The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers and grandfathers
Title
The most important thing
Title remainder
stories about sons, fathers and grandfathers
Statement of responsibility
by Avi
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons. Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a camping trip with the grandfather he's just met and discovers what lies behind the man's erratic behaviour. Ryan has some surprising questions when he interviews his prospective stepfather for the job. In a compellingly honest collection of stories, multiple-award-winning author Avi introduces seven boys - boys with fathers at home and boys whose fathers have left, boys who spend most of their time with their grandfathers and boys who would rather spend time with anyone but the men in their lives. By turns heartbreaking, hopeful and funny, the stories show us boys seeking acceptance, guidance, or just someone to look up to. Each one shines a different light on the question What is the most important thing a father can do for his son?
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children
Literary form
short stories
Target audience
pre adolescent
The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers and grandfathers, by Avi
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The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers and grandfathers, by Avi
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
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Dimensions
20 cm
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Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9781925381634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951097232

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