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Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

by Jordan Sonnenblick
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 humor and peppered with devastating realities, Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie is a heart warming journey through a year in the life of a family in crisis.

Ages
11, 14, 12, 15, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 10
Grade Level Equivalent
6.2
Lexile Measure
940L
DRA
44
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
273
Genre
Realistic Fiction, Young Adult

About the Author

Jordan Sonnenblick Jordan Sonnenblick is the author of Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie, as well as Notes from the Midnight Driver and Zen and the Art of Faking It.

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