Pity party / by Kathleen Lane.
- 7 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
- 2 of 2 copies available at Cass County.
0 current holds with 9 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Cass County Library-Harrisonville||J LAN 2021 (Text)||0002205547256||Children's Fiction||Available||-|
|Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center||J LAN 2021 (Text)||0002205547264||Children's Fiction||Reshelving||-|
- ISBN: 9780316417365
- ISBN: 031641736X
- Physical Description: 203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The voice, part I -- Odd -- Ugly duck -- The voice, part II -- Ghosted -- Gio X -- Squirrely, squirrely -- The voice, part III -- Imposter -- Behaviorally challenged -- The voice, part IV -- Followers -- The voice, part V -- True story -- Farewell to the voice.
"A grab bag of deliciously dark short fiction set in middle school that explores anxieties and twists them into funny, resonant, and reassuring psychological thrills"-- Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 8-12. Little, Brown and Company.
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