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Written by Sally Murphy
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ISBN-13: 9780763659219
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author: Sally Murphy
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John lives for that satisfying clink of dominoes as they topple in a perfectly timed rhythm of his own design. His sister thinks heís a dork, but all he cares about is setting the world record for knocking down dominoes ó that and hanging out with his best friends at school. But when his closest friend, Dom, gets sick and ends up in the hospital, John and the gang are left behind, wondering what to do for him. Author Sally Murphy shows what a group of friends, together with an unlikely ally, will do to keep the world of one of their own from toppling.

Now that Johnís best friend is sick, hanging out with his pals isnít the same. But what can they do? A kid-friendly story of silliness, sadness, and solidarity.
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Middle Grade Fiction / Hardback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
128 / 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Interactive Adventures; Mysteries & Detective Stories; Short Stories;
author’s comments:
Sally Murphy, the author of Pearl Verses the World, also writes reviews for the Childrenís Book Council of Australia. She lives with her family in rural Australia.
illustrator’s comments:
Rhian Nest James has illustrated more than sixty childrenís books, including the Samurai Kids series by Sandy Fussell. She lives in Sydney, Australia.
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