The Thing about Georgie

By Graff, Lisa

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ISBN
978-0-06087-589-3 978-0-06087-590-9
Publisher
Geringer HarperCollins


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2007

Gr 3-6 This story about the trials of a fourth grader who is a dwarf will entertain and enlighten kids. About to become a big brother, Georgie worries that the baby will grow bigger than he and fulfill his musician parents' hope for a child who can play an instrument. At the same time, Georgie fears that Andy, who's been his friend since kindergarten, likes the new boy bette...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2007

This first novel uses the unconventional tactic of introducing its main character by inviting readers to touch their left ears with their right hands, something that young Georgie cannot do, "because the thing was, Georgie Bishop was a dwarf." What could have been a heavy-handed attempt to...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2007

The novel introduces its main character by having readers touch their left ears with their right hands, something Geo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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