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  • 19 of 22 copies available at Sage Library System.
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When Caitlyn Breen begins her disorienting new life at the rural 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.--from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Gilliam County Library JF BENJ (Text) 37823000176588 Juvenile Fiction Book None 06/01/2020 Available -
  Digital Bookplate: This book is donated by the Pilcrow Foundation
Grant County Library J BENJAMIN (Text) 37845000552070 Juvenile Fiction Book System_Only_6months 03/24/2020 Available -
Harney County Library J BENJA (Text) 37720000602284 JUV BATTLE Book Branch_Only_3months 06/02/2020 Available -
Hermiston Public Library J BENJ (Text) 37838000516500 Juvenile Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/17/2020 Available -
Hood River County Library J FIC BENJAMIN (Text) 33892100612010 Children's Display Book None 05/30/2019 Reshelving -
Hood River County Library J FIC BENJAMIN (Text) 33892100694745 Children's Display Book None 07/18/2020 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library jFIC Benja (Text) 37862000442608 Juvenile Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/10/2019 Available -
Ontario Community Library j. BENJAMIN, Ali (Text) 33330004478188 Juvenile Fiction Book None 10/14/2019 Available -
Parkdale Community Library J FIC BENJAMIN (Text) 33892100694661 Children's Display Book None 07/25/2020 Available -
Southern Wasco County Library J BENJ (Text) 33892006362041 JUNIOR FICTION Book None 05/12/2020 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316380881
  • ISBN: 0316380881
  • ISBN: 9780316380874
  • ISBN: 0316380873
  • Physical Description: 360 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York ; Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

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General Note:
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Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) 2020-2021, Grade 6-8.
Summary, etc.:
When Caitlyn Breen begins her disorienting new life at the rural 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.--from book jacket.
Subject: Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Human behavior > Juvenile fiction.
Contests > Juvenile fiction.
Fortune > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Vermont > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Behavior > Fiction.
Luck > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.

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