Friday, April 03, 2009


He loves words and lives to play scrabble, has a serious allergy to peanuts, and doesn't have a clue when it comes to making friends. Doesn't sound too attractive, does it? But twelve-year-old Ambrose is a really great kid who just needs to find his spot in the world and when he becomes friends with the adult son of the landlord, that just might happen. Susin Nielson tells this sometimes sad and at other times laugh out loud funny in her book WORD NERD.

For grades 5-8

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