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A boy who fights with his school mates, and makes it difficult for anyone to like him, learns how to be accepted. This hilarious yet moving story bears all the classic hallmarks of a Sachar novel -- pace, humour, modernity and sensitivity. "Give me a dollar or I'll spit on you. " That's Bradley Chalkers for you. He's the oldest in his class, he tells enormous lies, he picks fights with girls, and teachers say he has "serious behaviour problems. " No-one likes him -- except Carla, the new school counsellor. She thinks Bradley is sensitive and generous, and she even enjoys his far-fetched stories. Carla knows that Bradley could change, if only he weren't afraid to try...A story of isolation, bravery and gradual acceptance told with great humour by Louis Sachar, the author of the brilliant Holes.
Published on January 1, 2016 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN-10: 1408869101
ISBN-13: 9781408869109
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  • lol2002
    lol2002Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 8:26 pm
    this book was rely funyyyyyy i had fun rading.I want toooo read it agian but my mom wont get the book for me
    • thy5b
      thy5bWednesday, February 29, 2012 at 6:32 pm55 stars
      My literature circle is reading this book and is working on our tasks and stuff. I LOVE this book so far it's a really really great book and interesting. IF U HAVE NEVER READ IT READ IT!
      • lexielovesmusic
        lexielovesmusicWednesday, February 29, 2012 at 5:51 pm44 stars
        I loved this book it was funny. Theres this guy that gets found in the girl bathroom. Theres this new kid that comes and helps him out this is as ive gotta i love it

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