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By Tharp, Tim

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ISBN
978-0-37586-444-5
Publisher
Knopf


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Library Journal

Reviewed on February 17, 2011

At the start of this small-town story, Ceejay awaits the return of her beloved older brother Bobby from the military. A serial law-breaker, Bobby was given the choice between signing up or going to jail. Unbeknownst to Ceejay, Bobby has already snuck back into town, having been disgraced ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

on onFebruary 17, 2011  |  Booksmack!

At the start of this small-town story, Ceejay awaits the return of her beloved older brother Bobby from the military. A serial law-breaker, Bobby was given the choice between signing up or going to jail. Unbeknownst to Ceejay, Bobby has already snuck back into town, having been disgraced ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2011

Gr 8 Up—In summer, 2007, tough 16-year-old C.J. gets fired up at any perceived insult toward her older brother Bobby, who is serving in Iraq. When he comes home distinctly changed, her plans and dreams take a fall. It takes the admiration of a new boy in her small Iowa town and the intervention of Captain Crazy, a mentally unstable relic of 1960s hippiedom, to change her ideas of Bobby, herself, and of heroism. Tharp gives a compellingl...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

When tough-girl Ceejay's brother Bobby returns from the war in Iraq, everything changes: Bobby himself, Ceejay's views on war, and her d...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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