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The most important thing, Avi

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The most important thing, Avi
Language
eng
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Main title
The most important thing
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Oclc number
930256433
Responsibility statement
Avi
Series statement
Candlewick on BrillianceAudio
Summary
Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a camping trip with the grandfather he's just met and discovers what lies behind the man's erratic behavior. Ryan has some surprising questions when he interviews his prospective stepfather for the job. In a compellingly honest collection of stories, multiple-award-winning author Avi introduces seven boys; boys with fathers at home and boys whose fathers have left, boys who spend most of their time with their grandfathers and boys who would rather spend time with anyone but the men in their lives. By turns heartbreaking, hopeful, and funny, the stories show us boys seeking acceptance, guidance, or just someone to look up to. Each one shines a different light on the question 'What is the most important thing a father can do for his son?'
Target audience
pre adolescent
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resource.variantTitle
Most important thing, stories about sons, fathers & grandfathers
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