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Maurice's Room

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Maurice is a collector. It doesn't matter how big or clumsy something is - if he likes it, he'll bring it home and, with the help of his friend Jacob, get it into his room somehow. Maurice's room is his special museum. Maurice's parents can't stand it. They've tried everything to make him get rid of his collection, from having him take trumpet lessons to giving him brand-n ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published April 30th 1988 by Aladdin Paperbacks (first published September 1st 1985)
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Feb 15, 2013 P rated it really liked it
Actually read this as part of the Junior Great Books series. Fun story about "one man's trash is another man's (or boy's) treasure." Especially loved the chapter about the stuffed bear. Laugh out loud funny!
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I read this book every year with my 4 th grade students and they enjoy it.
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a cute story about growing up and finding the beauty in old things
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Paula Fox is an American author of novels for adults and children and two memoirs. Her novel The Slave Dancer (1973) received the Newbery Medal in 1974; and in 1978, she was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. More recently, A Portrait of Ivan won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 2008.

A teenage marriage produced a daughter, Linda, in 1944. However, given the tumultuous relationship wit
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