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Lottery by Patricia Wood
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Oct 09, 2008

really liked it

This is definitely a heart-warming type of story. It is told entirely from the perspective of Perry L. Crandall. When asked what the L. stands for, Perry says, "Lucky." Perry's IQ is 76. He says he is "not retarded. Your IQ has to be 75 or less to be retarded so I am not." Perry is raised by his grandparents as his mother and siblings really want nothing to do with him. Until he wins the Washington Lottery and 12 million dollars. As it turns out Perry is smarter than he is given credit for. He has good friends, makes good choices, and is loyal. I really liked this book - "It is so cool."
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Barbara Thanks for your review, Therese. This sounds like a book I'd really like. Heart-warming stories are the best, especially when all the news in the world is so bad!

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