Squashed

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Random House Childrens Books, Oct 1, 1994 - Country life - 208 pages
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Humor, agriculture and young love all come together in Joan Bauer's first novel, set in rural Iowa. Sixteen-year-old Ellie Morgan's life would be almost perfect if she could just get her potentially prize-winning pumpkin to put on about 200 more pounds--and if she could take off 20 herself...in hopes of attracting Wes, the new boy in town.


Ninth Annual Delacorte Press Prize for an Outstanding First Young Adult Novel.

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User Review  - mstrust - LibraryThing

Sixteen year-old Ellie has spent months growing a super-sized pumpkin she calls Max. Every year the prize for biggest pumpkin goes to the town oaf, Cyril, who rubs it in everybody's face. This year ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marielle - Goodreads

Kind of dumb, but funny. If you're in the mood for a light-hearted book that doesn't deal with life-altering circumstances and the ultimate battle of good versus evil, then maybe you should go for it! It's humor was awesome and made me laugh a lot! Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
14
Section 3
45
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About the author (1994)

Joan Bauer is the criticallyacclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including "Best Foot Forward," "Rules of the Road" (recipient of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize) and Newbery Honor-winner Hope Was Here. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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