The most important thing : stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers
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Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.
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Book
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First edition.
Physical Desc:
215 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780763681111 : HRD, 0763681113 : HRD, 9780763681111 (HRD), 0763681113 (HRD), 9780763681111, 0763681113
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One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons. Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a camping trip with the grandfather he's just met and discovers what lies behind the man's erratic behavior. Ryan has some surprising questions when he interviews his prospective stepfather for the job. In a compellingly honest collection of stories, multiple-award-winning author Avi introduces seven boys--boys with fathers at home and boys whose fathers have left, boys who spend most of their time with their grandfathers and boys who would rather spend time with anyone but the men in their lives. By turns heartbreaking, hopeful, and funny, the stories show us boys seeking acceptance, guidance, or just someone to look up to. Each one shines a different light on the question "What is the most important thing a father can do for his son?"
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APA Citation (style guide)

Avi. (2016). The most important thing: stories about sons, fathers, and grandfathers. First edition. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Avi, 1937-. 2016. The Most Important Thing: Stories About Sons, Fathers, and Grandfathers. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Avi, 1937-, The Most Important Thing: Stories About Sons, Fathers, and Grandfathers. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Avi. The Most Important Thing: Stories About Sons, Fathers, and Grandfathers. First edition. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick Press, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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