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Garvey's Choice (Hardcover) (Nikki Grimes)

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A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

Garvey’s father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading—anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny, smart, a loyal friend, and he is also overweight, teased by bullies, and lonely. When his only friend encourages him to join the school chorus, Garvey’s life changes. The chorus finds a new soloist in Garvey, and through chorus, Garvey finds a way to accept himself, and a way to finally reach his distant father—by speaking the language of music instead of the language of sports. This emotionally resonant novel in verse by award-winning author Nikki Grimes celebrates choosing to be true to yourself.
Number of Pages: 108
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Nikki Grimes
Language: English
Street Date: October 4, 2016
TCIN: 51412143
UPC: 9781629797403
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-7663
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