Breakout

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Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Imprint: Clipper Audio
CD - unabridged
Kit (3 discs)
Product Number: 3C024
Released: Feb 22, 2006
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ISBN: #9781402599125
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Description

17-year-old Del is in a hurry to leave Los Angeles. But on the day of her escape, she's stopped short-by a day-long traffic jam. Eight years later, it's opening night of her one woman show about a day spent in gridlock. Could the show reveal that a day wasted in traffic is anything but? Breakout is the latest innovative work of Paul Fleischman. His other celebrated books include Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, which is a Newbery Medal Winner and winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction/Poetry.

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number C2580
Released: Feb 05, 2004
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ISBN: #9781402578403
eAudio
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Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number Z14954
Released: Sep 01, 2019
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ISBN: #9781980024293
Kit
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number 3A413
Released: Feb 24, 2004
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ISBN: #9781402578410
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Class Set
Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number 3K413
Released: Oct 22, 2003
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ISBN: #9781402578427
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number 43679
Released: Jan 11, 2006
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ISBN: #9781402567070
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Text - Hardback
Author(s): Paul Fleischman
Product Number 14147
Released: Dec 05, 2003
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Publisher: Cricket
ISBN: #9780812626964

Professional reviews

"It's the day 17-year-old Del has been planning for months--the day of her escape from Los Angeles, and a long string of foster homes. She's saved some cash, bought a clunker car, and even staged a fake death in case anyone cares to notice her disappearance. But her vague plan for camping in the desert between part-time jobs is thwarted by the ultimate LA frustration: a freeway traffic jam. Susan Spain voices Del's aspirations and irritations, allowing the heroine's charm to outshine her na•vetŽ. Her young voice credibly portrays a teenager's emotional range, from sardonic to optimistic. Reading the narrative, Richard Harries describes the roadblocks (literal and metaphorical) that Del encounters in this funky little novel. N.M.C. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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