Slick Glickman, Unlikely Hero
What A Difference A Year MakeseBook - 2008
It's 1997 in Glickville, Texas, and thirteen-year-old Charles Glickman is looking forward to his seventh-grade year-leaving the confines of the restrictive elementary school and experiencing freedom at the Glickville Middle School. When Charles walks into school the first day, he doesn't know this will be one wild year. Charles deals with the typical middle school issues like adjusting to a strict principal, harder teachers, a beautiful Greek goddess, and a smarter younger sister. But during this seventh-grade year, he also faces some nasty school bullies, an evil woman out to harm him, and a scheme to blackmail his father. He earns a new nickname and the respect of his peers. Filled with adventure, drama, humor, and the human element that makes life special, Slick Glickman, Unlikely Hero inspires middle school children who are experiencing difficulty coping with the changes in their bodies, minds, and social development. Through Charles's experiences, kids learn that middle school can be an enjoyable and fulfilling experience and can help develop the foundation for a successful life. This unlikely hero found the inner strength to turn negative experiences into positive outcomes.
Publisher: [United States] : iUniverse, 2008.
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Characteristics: 1 online resource text file