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Dancing Carl (Paperback) (Gary Paulsen)

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In the winter, life in McKinley, Minnesota, revolves around the rinks, where kids play hockey and grown-ups skate to scratchy phonograph records. Then, the year Marsh and his best friend, Willy, are twelve, Carl appears at the rink, wearing a battered, old leather flight jacket and doing a strange dance that is both beautiful and disturbing to watch.It is Marsh and Willy who discover the terrible secret behind Carl's dance, a secret that threatens to destroy him. But a small miracle occurs, and Carl's dance becomes a fragile and tentative expression of hope and the healing power of love.
In the winter, life in McKinley, Minnesota, revolves around the rinks, where kids play hockey and grown-ups skate to scratchy phonograph records. Then, the year Marsh and his best friend, Willy, are twelve, Carl appears at the rink, wearing a battered, old leather flight jacket and doing a strange dance that is both beautiful and disturbing to watch.

It is Marsh and Willy who discover the terrible secret behind Carl's dance, a secret that threatens to destroy him. But a small miracle occurs, and Carl's dance becomes a fragile and tentative expression of hope and the healing power of love.

Number of Pages: 105
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Sports + Recreation / Ice Skating, Historical / United States / 20th Century, Social Issues / Physical + Emotional Abuse
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Gary Paulsen
Language: English
Street Date: June 26, 2007
TCIN: 11735168
UPC: 9781416939382
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-6602
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