The Last Newspaper Boy In America

Paperback | September 16, 2010

bySue Corbett

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Wil David canÕt wait to take over his brotherÕs paper route. For years it has been tradition in his family to hand over the route to the next boy in line on his twelfth birthdayÑand Wil is just about to turn twelve and get his chance to put his sidearm throw into action. But when the newspaper company cancels delivery to WilÕs small town, itÕs up to him to fight to save the route. Along the way, he unravels a carnival mystery, exposes a con artist, rescues his little town, and becomes a true hero.

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Wil David canÕt wait to take over his brotherÕs paper route. For years it has been tradition in his family to hand over the route to the next boy in line on his twelfth birthdayÑand Wil is just about to turn twelve and get his chance to put his sidearm throw into action. But when the newspaper company cancels delivery to WilÕs small to...

Sue Corbett is the daughter of Irish immigrants and grew up in a Long Island neighborhood very similar to the one depicted in 12 Again. Ms. Corbett has worked as a journalist for fifteen years in Missouri, South Carolina, Florida and, now, Virginia, where she lives with her husband and their three young children. As anyone who knows he...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.6 inPublished:September 16, 2010Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142416967

ISBN - 13:9780142416969

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-Corbett+s graceful dialogue, lovingly drawn characters and clever plot form a timely and refreshing tale.+ -Publishers Weekly