Joshua T. Bates Takes Charge

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Joshua T. Bates Takes Charge

By Susan Shreve; Dan Andreasen (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780679870395, 102pp.

Publication Date: May 23, 1995

Description

Tommy Wilhelm and his gang of bullies have never let fifth-grader Joshua forget that he was held back in the third grade. Now Tommy has started picking on a dorky new kid and Joshua must choose between sticking up for the nerd and saving his own neck.



Praise For Joshua T. Bates Takes Charge

"With a well-drawn school backdrop and a believable main character, this is a perceptive story that makes it plain what it's like to be an outcast and also what it takes to be a hero.  Welcome back, Joshua."--Booklist