Anyway*: *A Story about Me with 138 Footnotes, 27 Exaggerations, and 1 Plate of Spaghetti

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Product Details

Price
$15.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.86 X 8.59 X 0.73 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781442429307

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About the Author

Arthur Salm is a former newspaper columnist for the San Diego Union Tribune who now writes books full time.

Reviews

"In Max, Salm has created a likable everykid who's shy and caring, but who also possesses flashes of petulance, goofiness, self-doubt, and--yes--questionable decision making that make him very real. The 138 footnotes, set in a font that resembles hand-lettering, are smoothly integrated into the story and contribute to its easygoing, memoirlike pace."--Publishers Weekly
"Conveys with keen perception the revelations that persona can be a choice and that people tend to take us as we offer ourselves; it's also sympathetically realistic about the need to calibrate that choice a little in the face of its consequences...The affable yet thoughtful treatment of shifting adolescent identity will ring true with kids thinking about changing their own reps, and it'll gratify readers that the nice guy definitely doesn't finish last."--BCCB
"Everything about this book screams summer fun."--The Washington Post
...Salm has penned a deeply innovative tale that takes risks with the genre and succeeds wildly.--San Diego Free Press