A Place Called Ugly by AviA Place Called Ugly by Avi

A Place Called Ugly

byAvi

Paperback | March 1, 1995

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There'sno reasoning with Owen.The island cottage where he and his family have spent the last ten summers must be preserved.And he's going to do it. Never mind that bulldozer stands outside, ready to move in and level the place for a modern hotel. Never mind that summer's over and Owen's family is hurrying to catch the last ferry -- or that school is starting -- or that nobody sees it his way. Alone, fourteen-year-old Owen is going to stay and save the beautiful place others call ugly.

There'sno reasoning with Owen.The island cottage where he and his family have spent the last ten summers must be preserved.And he's going to do it. Never mind that bulldozer stands outside, ready to move in and level the place for a modern hotel. Never mind that summer's over and Owen's family is hurrying to catch the last ferry -- or ...
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Title:A Place Called UglyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.36 inPublished:March 1, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380724235

ISBN - 13:9780380724239

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING This book is fantastic...I read it when I was 14 and again 10 years later. I simply loved this book, it provided a belief, and a desire and showed what standing up for what you love really is.
Date published: 2003-10-24

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Avi offers a rewarding novel about a teenage boy who fights to save his family’s summer home from developers. Owen Coughlin loves Crenlow’s Island, a place he knows inside and out. He’s not about to let a towering resort hotel land on it. A Place Called Ugly instills passion in young readers.