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The Next Great Paulie Fink

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In this acclaimed novel by the author of the award-winning, bestselling The Thing About Jellyfish, being the new kid at school isn't easy, especially when you have to follow in the footsteps of a legendary classroom prankster.
When Caitlyn Breen begins her disorienting new life at Mitchell School—where the students take care of real live goats and study long-dead philosophers, and where there are only ten other students in the entire seventh grade—it seems like nobody can stop talking about some kid named Paulie Fink.
Depending on whom you ask, Paulie was either a hilarious class clown, a relentless troublemaker, a hapless klutz, or an evil genius. One thing's for sure, though: The kid was totally legendary. Now he's disappeared, and Caitlyn finds herself leading a reality-show-style competition to find the school's next great Paulie Fink. With each challenge, Caitlyn struggles to understand a person she never met...but it's what she discovers about herself that most surprises her.
Told in multiple voices, interviews, and documents, this funny, thought-provoking novel from the bestselling author of The Thing About Jellyfish is a memorable exploration of what makes a hero—and if anyone, or anything, is truly what it seems.

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Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Kindle Book

  • ISBN: 9780316381529
  • Release date: April 16, 2019

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780316381529
  • Release date: April 16, 2019

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780316381529
  • File size: 3737 KB
  • Release date: April 16, 2019

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:4.9
Lexile® Measure:710
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:3

In this acclaimed novel by the author of the award-winning, bestselling The Thing About Jellyfish, being the new kid at school isn't easy, especially when you have to follow in the footsteps of a legendary classroom prankster.
When Caitlyn Breen begins her disorienting new life at Mitchell School—where the students take care of real live goats and study long-dead philosophers, and where there are only ten other students in the entire seventh grade—it seems like nobody can stop talking about some kid named Paulie Fink.
Depending on whom you ask, Paulie was either a hilarious class clown, a relentless troublemaker, a hapless klutz, or an evil genius. One thing's for sure, though: The kid was totally legendary. Now he's disappeared, and Caitlyn finds herself leading a reality-show-style competition to find the school's next great Paulie Fink. With each challenge, Caitlyn struggles to understand a person she never met...but it's what she discovers about herself that most surprises her.
Told in multiple voices, interviews, and documents, this funny, thought-provoking novel from the bestselling author of The Thing About Jellyfish is a memorable exploration of what makes a hero—and if anyone, or anything, is truly what it seems.

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