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  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Breckenridge Public Library Y FOL (Text) 33500013080486 New Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780062571915
  • ISBN: 0062571915
  • Physical Description: 322 pages : genealogical table ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

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"As the youngest of eight, painfully average Pup Flanagan is used to flying under the radar. He's barely passing his classes. He lets his longtime crush walk all over him. And he's in no hurry to decide on a college path. The only person who ever made him think he could be more was his older brother Patrick. But that was before Patrick died suddenly, leaving Pup with a family who won't talk about it and acquaintances who just keep saying, "sorry for your loss." When Pup excels at a photography assignment he thought he'd bomb, things start to come into focus. His dream girl shows her true colors. An unexpected friend exposes Pup to a whole new world, right under his nose. And the photograph that was supposed to show Pup a way out of his grief ultimately reveals someone else who is still stuck in their own. Someone with a secret regret Pup never could have imagined." -- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 May #1
    *Starred Review* Being the youngest of eight kids means a lot of things for Pup Flanagan. It means he has nephews who are older than he is, and his parents are a little too burned out to pay attention to his not-so-great grades. It also means that even though the whole giant family has a weekly dinner, no one ever talks about Patrick, the brother who died two years ago, leaving Pup with a hole that no one else seems to feel. When a failing art grade leads to a photography assignment, Pup discovers an unexpected talent. A photo he takes of his brother Luke in a vulnerable moment wins him a passing grade and a slot in an art competition. As he builds his portfolio, he begins truly looking at the people in his life: the girl he's always had a crush on, the acquaintance he's surprised helps him develop his photos, the members of his family who may be grieving after all, and his still-living brother who's been quietly in crisis. Printz Honor Book author Foley (The Carnival at Bray, 2014) takes readers through Pup's tenderhearted and sometimes painfully funny third-person observations. It's a narrative that, while often simple in execution, is threaded through with incredible feeling. A warm and clear-eyed examination of a family swimming through grief and a boy who finds the light. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Brothers > Juvenile fiction.
Death > Juvenile fiction.
Grief > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Photography > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Brothers > Fiction.
Death > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Photography > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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