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A delightful “coming of age” story about the precious boy, Jeffrey (albeit only 11 years old.) A barrage of details, both of place and character, pull the reader along. Among the details are lyrical passages: “the sun hangs like a Day-Glo red yo-yo on a string above the horizon and “it looks like a flaming […]

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I liked how throughout this whole story it sounded like it was being narrarated by a child. The voice fit the character. I could really get a feel for the full character of not only Jeffery, but also Dar. Jefferey just seems like the most adorable kid! He shows traits of being observant when he […]

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I really liked the parentheticals in this story that showed when Jeffrey used a word from his vocabulary book or a literary device. They, along with the physical description of Jeffrey, his thoughts about the counselor, and his mother’s conversation with her friend about Jeffrey’s special educational needs, create a strong image of an awkward little kid […]

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