Very Rich

September 25, 2018|
Very Rich by Polly Horvath
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From Newbery Honor-- and National Book Award--winning author Polly Horvath comes another magical novel featuring a time machine, money, food and lots of family.

Ten-year-old Rupert Brown comes from an ordinary family. They live in a small house in the poorest section of Steelville, Ohio, and have little money or food. So when Rupert inadvertently finds himself spending Christmas at the house of Turgid River -- the richest boy in town -- he is blown away to discover a whole other world, including all the food he can eat and wonderful prizes that he wins when the family plays games, prizes he hopes to take home to his family so they can have Christmas presents for the very first time. But this windfall is short-lived when Rupert loses it all in one last game and goes home empty-handed. Each member of the Rivers family feels guilty about what happened and, unbeknownst to each other, tries to make it up to Rupert in their own unique way, taking him on one unlikely adventure after another.
Polly Horvath is one of the most highly acclaimed authors writing today. Her books include The Canning Season (a National Book Award winner and a YA Canadian Book of the Year), Everything on a Waffle (a Newbery Honor Book), and My One Hundred Adventures (a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, a Booklist Editors' Choice, and a ...
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Title:Very RichFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.81 X 1.05 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.81 X 1.05 inPublished:September 25, 2018Publisher:PRH Canada Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143198610

ISBN - 13:9780143198611

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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