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The Several Lives of Orphan Jack by Sarah Ellis
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Jun 18, 11

bookshelves: easy-reader, action-adventure, childrens-and-or-picture-books
Read in March, 2011

This is a cute story about an orphan boy that strikes out on his own with not much more than a dictionary for company. Jack tries out several trades before he realizes that his charm and way with words is what he is meant to be using. Thus, he becomes a boy who sells and trades notions, ideas, opinions and the like. The word-play and tones of independence and being true to yourself made this book for me.
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