Junebug and the Reverend

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By Alice Mead
Publisher Yearling
Junebug and the Reverend
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Junebug is set to leave all his old problems behind when his family moves from the projects to a better neighborhood. But new problems crop up when he runs into school bullies and has trouble making new friends. His younger sister, Tasha, quickly fits in and makes friends with the tenants in their building, a group home for the elderly that their mama supervises.When summer vacation starts, Junebugs lazyday plans are squashed when Mama tells him to take walks with cranky old Reverend Ashford every day and play soccer with the very same school bullies that beat him up. Is this any way to spend summer vacation? Little does Junebug know that there are some lessons you dont learn in school.

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39138 words39,138 words
192 pages192 pages
Lexile 480LLexile 480L
Grade 3 to 6Grade 3 to 6
Published 2000Published 2000

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