Squashed

Paperback | June 2, 2005

byJoan Bauer

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Humor, agriculture and young love all come together in Joan Bauer's first novel, set in rural Iowa. Sixteen-year-old Ellie Morgan's life would be almost perfect if she could just get her potentially prize-winning pumpkin to put on about 200 more pounds—and if she could take off 20 herself...in hopes of attracting Wes, the new boy in town.

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Humor, agriculture and young love all come together in Joan Bauer's first novel, set in rural Iowa. Sixteen-year-old Ellie Morgan's life would be almost perfect if she could just get her potentially prize-winning pumpkin to put on about 200 more pounds—and if she could take off 20 herself...in hopes of attracting Wes, the new boy in to...

Joan Bauer is the author of thirteen books for young readers.Joan's first novel, Squashed, won the Delacorte Prize for a First Young Adult Novel. Five novels for young adult readers have followed: Thwonk, Sticks, Rules of the Road (LA Times Book Prize and Golden Kite), Backwater and Hope was Here (Newbery Honor Medal). The Christopher ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.25 × 5.44 × 0.44 inPublished:June 2, 2005Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142404268

ISBN - 13:9780142404263

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Original :) Joan Bauer is just awesome. A girl competing with a crotchety old man in a pumpkin-growing competition? Yes, please and thank you.
Date published: 2016-01-06