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Illustrations by Paul Hoppe
A Junior Library Guild Selection
2012-2013 Spirit of Texas Reading Program Middle School Featured Title
Illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
A New York Times Best-Seller
Kirkus, PW, SLJ: "Best of 2010"
Illustrated by Tony Persiani
A 2010 Sibert Honor Book
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