The Right Hook of Devin Velma

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By Jake Burt
Publisher Feiwel & Friends
The Right Hook of Devin Velma
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From the author of Greetings from Witness Protection! comes another unforgettable middlegrade novel about friendship and family.When Addison Gerhardts best friend, Devin Velma, suggests that they try to achieve social media fame by pulling a stunt at a national basketball game, Addi knows hes doomed. Doing anything in front of anybody except Devin and their families is difficult for Addison, an introvert who suffers from anxiety. Devin, on the other hand, cant resist an opportunity to become a viral sensation. Addis not sure why Devin is bent on pulling off this stunt. Maybe it has something to do with Devins dads hospital bills. Or maybe its Devins way of helping Addison overcome his freezinghis social anxiety. Either way, its risky, and as Addison tries to help, he realizes that Devins plan threatens more than just their friendship.With memorable protagonists and a wonderful supporting cast, The Right Hook of Devin Velma is a oneofkind knockout in middlegrade fiction.

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41806 words41,806 words
240 pages240 pages
Lexile 690LLexile 690L
Grade 5 to 9Grade 5 to 9
Age 10-14Age 10-14
Published 2018Published 2018

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9781250168610

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