Calvin Coconut

Trouble Magnet
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Author(s): Graham Salisbury
Series: Calvin Coconut Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Mar 24, 2009
Product Number: EB00172778
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780375893933
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
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Description

Fourth-grader Calvin lives near the beach in Oahu with his mom and little sister. Mom says: "You're the man of the house." But Calvin's not great at being the man of the house, or taking care of his responsibilities. He's too busy having fun with his pals, and avoiding Tito, the bully. Trouble Magnet is the first book in a new series for younger readers full of all the fun of growing up in Hawaii. It introduces a wonderful multicultural cast of characters, including Mr. Purdy, who calls his fourth-grade class Boot Camp; Uncle Scoop, who runs the lunch wagon at the beach; Ledward, Mom's 6'7" boyfriend; and gorgeous, intimidating, 15-year-old Stella-from-Texas, who arrives to be the live-in babysitter-and to step all over Calvin's turf. From the Hardcover edition.

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