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The best man

Peck, Richard, 1934-, author.

New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2016]

232 pages ; 22 cm.

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All through elementary school, Archer Magill has looked for role models and found three of them in his grandpa, dad, and uncle Paul, but now a fourth has joined their ranks--Mr. McLeod, who along with his army dog, Argus, becomes a bit of a celebrity. However, now middle school has started, and the changes are not for the better. Archer is then surprised by being named best man in two of his role models' weddings, which means he will have to figure out how to become the best Archer he can be.

Reading Counts: Level 3.2 / 11.0 Points / 69334.

Lexile: 540L

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ISBN:

978-0-8037-3839-3

LC Call No:

PZ7.P338 Bes 2016

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Peck, Richard, 1934-, author.

Title:

The best man / Richard Peck.

Physical:

232 pages ; 22 cm.

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, 7/1/2016

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 4/2017

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Horn Book Magazine, 7/2016

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Kirkus Review, 6/1/2016

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 5/30/2016

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 7/2016

Summary:

All through elementary school, Archer Magill has looked for role models and found three of them in his grandpa, dad, and uncle Paul, but now a fourth has joined their ranks--Mr. McLeod, who along with his army dog, Argus, becomes a bit of a celebrity. However, now middle school has started, and the changes are not for the better. Archer is then surprised by being named best man in two of his role models' weddings, which means he will have to figure out how to become the best Archer he can be.

Target Audience:

540 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS MG 4.1 6.0 184177.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 3.2 11.0 69334.

Subject:

Role models--Fiction.

Subject:

Family life--Fiction.

Subject:

Schools--Fiction.

Subject:

Weddings--Fiction.

Subject:

Gay men--Fiction.

Subject:

Conduct of life--Fiction.

Subject:

School stories.

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