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The Schwa Was Here - by Neal Shusterman (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • They say his clothes blend into the background, no matter where he stands.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award (Middle Grades) 2008 4th Winner, Land of Enchantment Book Award (Young Adult) 2007 4th Winner
  • 12 Years
  • 7.77" x 5.11" Paperback
  • 240 Pages
  • Young Adult Fiction, Social Themes

Description



About the Book



From the award-winning author of "Full Tilt" and The Shadow Club novels comes this tongue-in-cheek tale of a boy so unremarkable, he just might disappear completely.



Book Synopsis



They say his clothes blend into the background, no matter where he stands. They say a lot of things about the Schwa, but one thing's for sure: no one ever noticed him. Except me. My name is Antsy Bonano, and I was the one who realized the Schwa was "functionally invisible" and used him to make some big bucks. But I was also the one who caused him more grief than a friend should. So if you all just shut up and listen, I'll tell you everything there is to know about the Schwa, from how he got his name, to what really happened with his mom. I'll spill everything. Unless, of course, "the Schwa Effect" wipes him out of my brain before I'm done....



Review Quotes




"Antsy tells his story in a bubbly Beastie Boys- meet-Bugs Bunny Brooklynese that keeps the pages flipping, and Shusterman's characters [are] reminiscent of those crafted by E. L. Konigsburg and Jerry Spinelli." -"School Library Journal", starred review



?Antsy tells his story in a bubbly Beastie Boys? meet?Bugs Bunny Brooklynese that keeps the pages flipping, and Shusterman's characters [are] reminiscent of those crafted by E. L. Konigsburg and Jerry Spinelli.? -"School Library Journal", starred review

Antsy tells his story in a bubbly Beastie Boys meet Bugs Bunny Brooklynese that keeps the pages flipping, and Shusterman s characters [are] reminiscent of those crafted by E. L. Konigsburg and Jerry Spinelli. -"School Library Journal", starred review



About the Author



Neal Shusterman is an award-winning author and screenwriter. He lives in Southern California with his four children.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.77 Inches (H) x 5.11 Inches (W) x .67 Inches (D)
Weight: .43 Pounds
Suggested Age: 12 Years
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Themes
Publisher: Puffin Books
Theme: Friendship
Format: Paperback
Author: Neal Shusterman
Language: English
Street Date: March 2, 2006
TCIN: 13243097
UPC: 9780142405772
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-8878
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.67 inches length x 5.11 inches width x 7.77 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.43 pounds
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