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Me and Marvin Gardens
by Amy Sarig King




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The first middle-grade novel from YA superstar Amy Sarig (A. S.) King is a boy-meets-animal story like no other.

The first middle-grade novel from Amy Sarig (A. S.) King and a boy-meets-animal story like no other Washington Post Best Book of the YearA New York Public Library Best Book for KidsA Texas Bluebonnet Master List selectionObe Devlin has problems. His family's farmland has been taken over by developers. His best friend Tommy has abandoned him. And he keeps getting nosebleeds, because of that thing he doesn't like to talk about. So Obe hangs out at the nearby creek, in the last wild patch left, picking up trash and looking for animal tracks.One day, he sees a creature that looks kind of like a large dog. And as he watches it, he realizes it eats plastic. Only plastic. Water bottles, shopping bags... No one has seen a creature like this before. The animal--Marvin Gardens--becomes Obe's best friend and biggest secret. But to keep him safe, Obe must make a decision that might change everything.Featuring exclusive bonus content

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Overview

The first middle-grade novel from YA superstar Amy Sarig (A. S.) King is a boy-meets-animal story like no other.

The first middle-grade novel from Amy Sarig (A. S.) King and a boy-meets-animal story like no other Washington Post Best Book of the YearA New York Public Library Best Book for KidsA Texas Bluebonnet Master List selectionObe Devlin has problems. His family's farmland has been taken over by developers. His best friend Tommy has abandoned him. And he keeps getting nosebleeds, because of that thing he doesn't like to talk about. So Obe hangs out at the nearby creek, in the last wild patch left, picking up trash and looking for animal tracks.One day, he sees a creature that looks kind of like a large dog. And as he watches it, he realizes it eats plastic. Only plastic. Water bottles, shopping bags... No one has seen a creature like this before. The animal--Marvin Gardens--becomes Obe's best friend and biggest secret. But to keep him safe, Obe must make a decision that might change everything.Featuring exclusive bonus content

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780545870764
  • ISBN-10: 0545870763
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Publish Date: March 2019
  • Page Count: 272
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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