Garvey's Choice
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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 obese, 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.
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Nikki Grimes. (2016). Garvey's Choice. Boyds Mills Press.

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Nikki Grimes. 2016. Garvey's Choice. Boyds Mills Press.

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Nikki Grimes, Garvey's Choice. Boyds Mills Press, 2016.

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