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Tangerine
Tangerine
Author: Edward Bloor
Paul Fisher's older brother has always been the football-playing hero of the family. But when the Fishers move to Tangerine, Florida, Paul enters a place where weird is normal. And suddenly the blind can see. — TANGERINE was named a 1997 American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, an ALA Top-Ten Best Book, a Horn Book Fanfare Book, a Publishers Week...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780439286039
ISBN-10: 0439286034
Publication Date: 6/1/2001
Pages: 294
Reading Level: Young Adult
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4 stars, based on 72 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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Great for a teen who loves sports action (in this case, soccer). Fascinating setting and well-written characters--you will really feel for Paul as he struggles to fit into his family and his new town. However, there are some strange references early in the book which may mistakenly lead you to believe that there will be some sort of supernatural monster attacking him. Don't wait for it to show up; it was just an unfortunate metaphor.
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This is one of the best book we've read with the kids here. The story is told by the middle school boy remembering his past and see what's happening where many others don't. Very good message.


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