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The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg / Rodman Philbrick.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780439668217
  • ISBN: 0439668212
  • Physical Description: 218 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes civil war facts pages 213-218.
Includes After Words: bonus interview, information, and interactivity inside.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
The meanest man in Maine -- Muddy blues -- The wretched lie -- The dark of the world -- Bears as big as boulders -- The worst smell ever -- The man in the sack -- Pancakes in heaven -- Quaker talk -- When the river cries like a baby -- The weasel comes a-calling -- The door in the dirt -- A wagonload of hope -- The hungry mouse -- Train to glory -- Frank T. Nibbly, entirely at your service -- Message for Homer Figg -- The smell of pigs -- The amazing pig boy -- The caravan of miracles -- Boiled by Indians -- The secret in the wagons -- The sound of guns -- Three oinks for Homer Pig -- See the elephant and die -- The terrible black wagons -- The mad balloon man -- Like a squirrel up a tree -- Like a bird with a broken wing -- When the screaming comes inside -- On the terrible first day of July -- Things best forgot -- M is for mutineer -- One small hill -- Even when they're dead -- What happened in the end -- Some additional Civil War facts, opinions, slang & definitions, to be argued, debated & cogitated upon.
Summary, etc.:
Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War.
Target Audience Note:
950 Lexile.
950L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 7 127487.
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 2010.
Subject: Private library collection. Adventure.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Civil war > Juvenile fiction.
Newbery Medal.
Genre: Fiction.

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