Adam Canfield of the Slash

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Adam Canfield of the Slash

author: Michael Winerip

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Adam Canfield of the Slash

Adam Canfield has to be the most overprogrammed middle-school student in America. So when super-organized Jennifer coaxes him to be coeditor of their school newspaper, THE SLASH, he wonders if heís made a big mistake. But when a third-graderís article leads to a big scoop, Adam and his fellow junior journalists rise to the challenge of receiving their principalís wrath to uncover some scandalous secrets. From a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New York Times columnist comes a funny, inspiring debut that sneaks in some lessons on personal integrity ó and captures the rush thatís connected to the breaking of a really great story.

"Between laughs, readers will be prompted to think ó about what constitutes truth, how the media massages it, and the importance of ethics, fairness, and getting the facts right." ó Publishers Weekly (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$6.99 / $8.00
0763654264 /  9780763654269
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Middle-grade Novel / EBook
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
336 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Action & Adventure; Mysteries & Detective Stories; School & Education;
author’s comments:
Michael Winerip is the author of two previous novels about Adam Canfield. A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and columnist for the New York Times, he lives in Lido Beach, New York.
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