Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie by Jordan SonnenblickDrums, Girls & Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick

Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

byJordan Sonnenblick

Paperback | April 29, 2014

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From Jordan Sonnenblick, a brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh and break their hearts at the same time.

Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he plays drums in the All-Star Jazz band, has a crush on the hottest girl in the school, and is constantly annoyed by his five-year-old brother, Jeffrey. But when Jeffrey is diagnosed with leukemia, Steven's world is turned upside down. He is forced to deal with his brother's illness and his parents' attempts to keep the family in one piece.

Salted with humour and peppered with devastating realities, Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie is a heartwarming journey through a year in the life of a family in crisis.

JORDAN SONNENBLICK is the author of the acclaimed Notes from the Midnight Driver, Zen and the Art of Faking It, and Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip. He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.
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Title:Drums, Girls & Dangerous PieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.01 × 5.26 × 0.59 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545722861

ISBN - 13:9780545722865

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I read this book for school and I loved it!!!!
Date published: 2016-04-12

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie:

* "A story that could have morphed into melodrama is saved by reality, rawness, and the wit Sonnenblick infuses into Steven's first-person voice." -Booklist, starred review

"The reader falls in love with the brothers, laughing and crying by turns and rooting for both of them until it almost hurts." -Kirkus

"Fresh, energetic, and consistent." -School Library Journal