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3.84  ·  Rating Details  ·  25 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
He has only one name; he's overweight; he carries a briefcase; and he loves bugs. But the weirdest thing about 13-year-old babcock is that he's suddenly found a friend.
Published October 1st 1996 by Scholastic
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JP Harvey
May 26, 2012 JP Harvey rated it really liked it
I hadn't heard of Mr. Cottonwood until just recently, and read Babcock after hearing a positive review from a friend. I wasn't disappointed. I felt like I was sitting in someone's living room after dinner, hearing Mr. Cottonwood and a few of his friends tell a true story. Babcock is full of little lessons for younger readers, and probably a few necessary reminders for older ones. Overall I think the story is very useful for a young reader to learn how specific interests and events in life always ...more
Haley Griggs
Nov 10, 2015 Haley Griggs rated it really liked it
I loved this book. It was about a boy name Babcock and he always got bullied but he met a girl, KIrsten, one day and they became best friends but her mom wouldnt let them be friends anymore so Babcock tries to fight for their friendship. I definitely recommend this book.
Sulema Chavez
Is a story about friendship and young love!! This book is happy and sad at the same time because it deals about death and doing anything for your loved one!!!
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