Building blocks

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Fawcett Juniper, Oct 1, 1985 - Juvenile Fiction - 121 pages
14 Reviews
quot;loser," travels back in time thirty years and learns something about his father as a little boy. In a single mystifying day of adventure, Brann learns that fate is something both to guide and accept. A 1984 Library Journal Best YA Book of the Year.

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User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

With so much media portraying dads that kids can not respect, the beginning of this book made me uncomfortable as 12-year-old Brann laments that his dad is such a loser. However, the author has ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jen Mays - Goodreads

A short, coming of age book about a teenage boy who resents his father for what he sees as being weak-willed. He admires his go-getter mother and thinks his father as being too meek. This leads to an ... Read full review


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Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for "Dicey's Song" and the Newbery Honor Award for "A Solitary Blue", both part of the beloved Tillerman Cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle-grade and teen readers, including "Izzy, Willy-Nilly" and "Jackaroo". She was awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 1995 for her work in literature, and the Katahdin Award in 2004. She lives in Maine.

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