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Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie - Jordan Sonnenblick
Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie
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From first-time novelist Jordan Sonnenblick, a brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh and break their hearts at the same time.Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he plays drums in the All-Star Jazz band, has a crush on the hottest girl in the school, and is... show more
From first-time novelist Jordan Sonnenblick, a brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh and break their hearts at the same time.Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he plays drums in the All-Star Jazz band, has a crush on the hottest girl in the school, and is constantly annoyed by his five-year-old brother, Jeffrey. But when Jeffrey is diagnosed with leukemia, Steven's world is turned upside down. He is forced to deal with his brother's illness and his parents' attempts to keep the family in one piece. Salted with humor and peppered with devastating realities, DRUMS, GIRLS, AND DANGEROUS PIE is a heartwarming journey through a year in the life of a family in crisis.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780439755207 (0439755204)
ASIN: 439755204
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 273
Edition language: English
Series: Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie (#1)
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Nancy
Nancy rated it
4.0 Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie
The Drums are what 13-year-old Steven plays in the marching band and jazz group in school and are the only thing that makes him feel good when his life starts to unravel. The Girls are Renee Albert, the hot cheerleader, guitarist, and neighbor who Steven wishes would notice he was alive, and Annett...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
3.0 Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie
Sonnenblick absolutely nails the 8th-grade boy voice here. Had I know what this was about, I never would have picked it up (I hate cancer books) but I'm glad I did. It was well-done, sensitively done, and felt entirely true. Too true, in places. There was a lot of humor to balance out the pathos an...
janawarnell
janawarnell rated it
4 soft oatmeal butterscotch cookies.Cover Love: I really like this cover, but it's not the one for the book I read. The other one was okay though. My only problem with the newer Sonnenblick covers is that the boys look older than they are in the book. Although this kid looks like he could be a 7...
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