True (. . . Sort Of)
True: Delly Pattison likes surpresents (presents that are a surprise). The day the Boyds come to town, Delly's sure a special surpresent is on its way. But lately, everything that she thinks will be good and fun turns into trouble. She's never needed a surpresent more than now.True: Brud Kinney... show more
True: Delly Pattison likes surpresents (presents that are a surprise). The day the Boyds come to town, Delly's sure a special surpresent is on its way. But lately, everything that she thinks will be good and fun turns into trouble. She's never needed a surpresent more than now.True: Brud Kinney wants to play basketball like nothing anybody's ever seen. When the Boyds arrive, though, Brud meets someone who plays like nothing he's ever seen. True: Ferris Boyd isn't like anyone Delly or Brud have ever met. Ferris is a real mysturiosity (an extremely curious mystery).True: Katherine Hannigan's first novel since her acclaimed Ida B is a compelling look at the ways friendships and truths are discovered. It's all true ( . . . sort of).
Publish date: April 26th 2011
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
I stayed up late on a school night to finish this one. I was drawn in from the start by the tone of the book and dedication "For the children who don't speak and for those who hear them anyway, and make a safe place", and picked it up every chance I could. All the main characters felt very real to...
From the time she was very young, Delaware has found herself in trouble of one kind or another, and it is only when she sees her mother crying when she is given one last chance by her school principle to avoid being sent to a school for troubled children, does Delly attempt to mend her ways. Each da...
Erster Satz:Delly Pattison war winzig.Delly Pattison, das bedeutet ärGER: kleiner ärger, der sich anschickte, GROSSER ÄRGER zu werden, und der seinem Ziel täglich näher kam. (Seite 7)Es war einmal ein elfjähriges Mädchen namens Delly, welches neugierig, mutig, unerschrocken, ungestüm, impulsiv, ein...
I refuse to subject myself to this any longer.
True(....sort of)True: Delly Pattison likes surpresents(A present that is a surprise )True: her new friend Ferris is a real mysturiosity (An extremely curious mystery)Learn these and other great new words like "Horribadible"which this book isn't and"Perfecterrific" which this book is!!