Joshua T. Bates Takes Charge (Paperback)

By Susan Shreve, Dan Andreasen (Illustrator)
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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,"

"From the Hardcover edition."

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.

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679870395
ISBN-10: 0679870393
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: May 23rd, 1995
Pages: 102
Language: English