Oddballs

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Turtleback Books, Jun 1, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 134 pages
3 Reviews
From creepy to hilarious to murkily outlandish: a freewheeling science fiction nightmare/comedy from the inventive William Sleator . . . Steady, challenging amusement for savvy readers.--Kirkus Reviews, pointer review. An ALA Notable Book; ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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User Review  - ELMOO LOVER - Borders

This is the funniest book ever.It tells you how the Sleators deal with every day live. The book is about a family and brothers and sister that can`t get along. they are the Sleators -one of the strangest,and funniest,families you`ll ever meet! I AM IM <33 WITH THIS BOOK!!!!!! READ IT Read full review

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User Review  - persky - LibraryThing

A laugh-out-loud collection of vignette's from children's science fiction writer William Sleator's childhood, these stories are a celebration of rejecting the mainstream and pursuing your own surreal ... Read full review

Contents

Games
3
Franks Mother
15
The Freedom Fighters of Parkview
29
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

William Sleator was born on February 13, 1945 in Harve de Grace, Maryland. In 1967, he received a BA in English from Harvard University. He mainly wrote science fiction novels for young adults. His first novel, Blackbriar, was published in 1972. He wrote more than 30 books including House of Stairs, Interstellar Pig, The Green Futures of Tycho, Strange Attractors, The Spirit House, The Boy Who Couldn't Die, and The Phantom Limb. His picture book, The Angry Moon, won a Caldecott Award in 1971. He died on August 3, 2011 at the age of 66.

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