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The last thing a fourteen-year-old boy expects to find along an old Ozark river bottom is a tree full of monkeys. Jay Berry Lee's grandpa had an explanation, of course--as he did for most things. The monkeys had escaped from a traveling circus, and there was a handsome reward in store for anyone who could catch them. Grandpa said there wasn't any animal that couldn't be caught somehow, and Jay Berry started out believing him . . .

But by the end of the "summer of the monkeys," Jay Berry Lee had learned a lot more than he ever bargained for--and not just about monkeys. He learned about faith, and wishes coming true, and knowing what it is you really want. He even learned a little about growing up . . .

This novel, set in rural Oklahoma around the turn of the century, is a heart-warming family story--full of rich detail and delightful characters--about a time and place when miracles were really the simplest of things...

  • ISBN-13: 9780440415800
  • ISBN-10: 0440415802
  • Publisher: Yearling Books
  • Publish Date: December 1998
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds
  • Page Count: 288
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12