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Our girls' local library book club selected this book for their August discussion. It's a good summer read, especially since the main character, Stanley Yelnats, is sent to Camp Greenlake. a camp unlike any our girls have ever seen.

We listened to Kerry Beyer narrate the story on audio CD during a family roadtrip and it was terrific. I am always looking for audiobooks that are just the right length (4 disks are just about right), which will appeal to our whole family (I try to find ones that my
Finally! I've read the book! I saw but did not pay whole attention to the last 1/3 of the movie once when my brother was watching it. I liked what I saw and figured I'd probably like the book. I'd already liked the many things of Sachar that I'd read in the lsat 2 decades. Reading the whole book made the story much more clear. I liked it a lot. And I liked how everything tied together. I think Sachar did a good, simple story-telling with this and I can see why so many like it.
Beth Knight
Feb 28, 2011 Beth Knight rated it really liked it
Shelves: classics
Jacob read this for his school book club so I read it too.
Rhonda Rae Baker
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May 17, 2011 Kerri rated it it was amazing
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Dec 09, 2009 Heidi marked it as to-read
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Dec 02, 2009 Melissa rated it really liked it
Jul 19, 2012 Jenny rated it it was amazing
Shelves: book-club-book
Mar 16, 2013 Christabel rated it it was ok
Tana Fisher
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Oct 30, 2008 Kate marked it as to-read
Laura Stam
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Jun 27, 2008 Chris rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, kids-books
Jun 03, 2008 Kim rated it liked it
Ariel Chesed Kestenbaum
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Kelly H. (Maybedog)
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Mar 20, 2008 Tracyene rated it it was amazing
Feb 21, 2008 Saralyn rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
Sep 03, 2015 Mary rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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