Wart, Son of Toad

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Pacer Books, Jan 1, 1985 - Fathers and sons - 190 pages
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Sixteen-year-old Steve's adjustment to high school is made more difficult by the unpopularity of his strict father, a biology teacher known as Toad.

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Steve, aka Wart, is a sophomore. His dad is a nearly universally-hated teacher at his high school, unaffectionately known as Toad. There's a lot of meat here, especially in light of the recent flurry ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sunshine - Goodreads

This YA read barely eeked out that third star. While I very much appreciated Carter's tame language and "softer" approach to his teen character's life, it may have been a bit too soft. Perhaps I'm a ... Read full review


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Named to the Wisconsin Library Association's list "Notable Wisconsin Authors" in 2002, Alden Carter joined the company of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Carl Sandburg, Sterling North, George Shannon, and Kevin Henkes among the state's finest writers. His nine novels, twenty nonfiction titles, and six picture books for children and young adults have won numerous honors including six ALA Best Book Awards.

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