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Messed Up


Author: Janet Nichols  Lynch
Publisher: Holiday House
Subject/Category: 8-12
Year Reviewed:: 2010
ISBN: 9780823421855
Review: R.D. is on his way to failing 8th grade - again. He is living with his grandmother's ex-boyfriend who dies and leaves R.D. alone. If no one knows he is living alone, no one can send him to a group home. He learns how to work, pay bills, cook, shop, etc. As R.D. blunders into adulthood, you experience a memorable story of grit and survival.

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