Maxi's secrets : (or, what you can learn from a dog) / Lynn Plourde.
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- ISBN: 0399545670
- ISBN: 9780399545672
- Physical Description: 262 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: Hardback edition.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin Group USA, 2016.
"Fifth-grader Timminy, who's small for his age and new in town, isn't eager to start middle school--but he gets a great consolation prize in Maxi, a big, deaf, lovable dog"-- Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:||
Decoding demand: 90 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 89 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 7 184832.
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Mark Twain Award nominee, 2018-2019 > Juvenile literature.
Maxi's Secrets : (or What You Can Learn from a Dog)
When a BIG, lovable, does-it-her-way dog wiggles her way into the heart of a loudmouth pipsqueak of a boy, wonderful things happen that help him become a bigger, better person. With its diverse cast, authentic narrator, and perfect blend of spot-on middle-grade humor, drama, and wisdom, this powerful debut is relatable, funny, bittersweet, and full of heart. Â Timminy knows that moving to a new town just in time to start middle school when you are perfect bully bait is less than ideal. But he gets a great consolation prize in Maxi--a gentle giant of a dog who the family quickly discovers is deaf. Timminy is determined to do all he can to help Maxi--after all, his parents didn't return him because he was a runt. But when the going gets rough for Timminy, who spends a little too much time getting shoved into lockers at school, Maxi ends up being the one to help him --along with their neighbor, Abby, who doesn't let her blindness define her and bristles at Timminy's "poor-me" attitude. It turns out there's more to everyone than what's on the surface, whether it comes to Abby, Maxi, or even Timminy himself.