Garvey's choice
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Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights, [2016].
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Description
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA School Library Journal Best Book of the YearGarvey’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 overweight, 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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Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
xi, 108 pages ; 20 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
1629797405, 9781629797403

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Description
"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 overweight, 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." --,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Grimes, N. (2016). Garvey's choice. First edition. Honesdale, Pennsylvania: Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Grimes, Nikki. 2016. Garvey's Choice. Honesdale, Pennsylvania: Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Grimes, Nikki, Garvey's Choice. Honesdale, Pennsylvania: Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grimes, Nikki. Garvey's Choice. First edition. Honesdale, Pennsylvania: Wordsong, an imprint of Highlights, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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