Garvey's choice / Nikki Grimes.

By: Grimes, Nikki [author.]
Material type: TextTextEdition: First editionDescription: xi, 108 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781629797403; 1629797405Subject(s): Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction | Hobbies -- Juvenile fiction | Novels in verse | Fathers and sons | Hobbies | JUVENILE FICTION / Performing Arts / Music | JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying | JUVENILE NONFICTION / PoetryGenre/Form: Novels in verse. | Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Novels in verse. DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.5.G75 | Gar 2016Summary: "Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading--anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny, smart, a loyal friend, and he is also overweight, teased by bullies, and lonely. When his only friend encourages him to join the school chorus, Garvey's life changes. The chorus finds a new soloist in Garvey, and through chorus, Garvey finds a way to accept himself, and a way to finally reach his distant father--by speaking the language of music instead of the language of sports." --
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"Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading--anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny, smart, a loyal friend, and he is also overweight, teased by bullies, and lonely. When his only friend encourages him to join the school chorus, Garvey's life changes. The chorus finds a new soloist in Garvey, and through chorus, Garvey finds a way to accept himself, and a way to finally reach his distant father--by speaking the language of music instead of the language of sports." --

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