Somehow overdone

a Sudan scrapbook
  • 134 Pages
  • 1.33 MB
  • English
P. Davies , London
Sudan -- Description and tr
Statementby Magdalen King-Hall.
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22914445M

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Parents need to know that Mike Johnston's Confessions of a Dork Lord is a rambling, overdone underdog fantasy tale that follows Wick, the orphaned heir to the Dark Lord, in battles with school bullies and on an epic quest to recover a legendary scepter stolen from the castle.

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The theme of the book is that we can all choose kindness, and this theme is developed through amazingly honest and poignant portrayals of middle school and high school social dynamics and family dynamics. The author excels at showing not telling. It never feels preachy or overdone, or like an issue advocacy book.4/5.

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This comes at the expense of economy and sometimes even. Hello, fellow bookworms of the internet. Originality is rare.

There are so many books in the world; obviously they’ll have some overlapping features. But you know those things that make you SO FLIPPING MAD every time you see it in a book?. Because you’ve seen it SO MANY FLIPPING TIMES??.

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Sally somehow managed to be there on time (meaning Sally was there on time but 'how?' hasn't been specified) 2. I am s. Somehow or other definition: by any means that are necessary | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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It’s packed with learning but it’s also sometimes florid, and not afraid of using exclamation marks.