It's Like This, Cat

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Harper & Row, 1963 - Adolescence - 180 pages
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Dave Mitchell is 14 and growing up in the midst of the variety and excitement of New York City. During his journey to adulthood he develops an affection for a stray tomcat, finds comradeship with a troubled nineteen-year-old boy and begins his first shy friendship with a girl. Throughout, he gains a growing understanding of his father as a human being and not just a parent.

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

This book is the 1964 Newbery winner. It's a simple story about a 14 year old boy having adventures in New York city. Not a lot of drama or excitement, but a nice little story. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

A 14 yo teenage boy in 1962 (or so) in New York City has mostly different perspectives and concerns than does the 12 yo surburban child who is likely being encouraged to read this now. But my 12 son ... Read full review


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