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Twelve-Year-Old Vows Revenge!

Roos, Stephen

ISBN 10: 0440404657 / ISBN 13: 9780440404651
Published by Dell Yearling, 1991
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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For Ages 8-12 yrs., RL: 5.2; clean and tight and square, no reading crease, edges slightly rubbed, pages have yellowed, inside is clean and unmarked, light horizontal crease on spine. Bookseller Inventory # 306477

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Title: Twelve-Year-Old Vows Revenge!

Publisher: Dell Yearling

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft cover

Illustrator: Newsom, Carol

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: Later Printing

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Synopsis:

Two student newspaper reporters spend the summer trying to get even with each other, and in the process, abuse the right of a free press.

From School Library Journal:

Grade 3-5-- In a battle of yellow journalism to rival any check-out line tabloid , 12-year-old arch rivals Claire and Shirley dedicate their summer and their respective newspapers to smearing each other's name and, hopefully, running the other out of town. The war climaxes when an outraged Shirley drags Claire to court. The judge, Claire's father, finds them both guilty and throws them in jail--in the same cell. They are sentenced to serve time until they apologize to each other. It looks like they may grow old in the slammer until they begin to realize they are more alike than they ever believed possible and that their war of words hasn't accomplished anything except to hurt each others' feelings. A light, entertaining story, just right for a summer day, which teaches a good lesson without preaching. --Nancy P. Reeder, Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, Columbia, SC
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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