Joshua T. Bates Takes Charge (Paperback)
Tommy Wilhelm and his gang of bullies have never let fifth-grader Joshua forget that he was held back in the third grade. Now Tommy has started picking on a dorky new kid and Joshua must choose between sticking up for the nerd and saving his own neck.
About the Author
Susan Shreve is the author of highly acclaimed books for young adults and children, including the Joshua T. Bates books and, most recently for Knopf, "Goodbye, Amanda the Good,"
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Dan Andreasen is the illustrator of more than fifty books for young readers, including "Firebears: The Rescue Team", and he's written and illustrated several of his own, including "With a Little Help from Daddy". He lives with his family in Medina, Ohio.
"With a well-drawn school backdrop and a believable main character, this is a perceptive story that makes it plain what it's like to be an outcast and also what it takes to be a hero. Welcome back, Joshua."--Booklist