||Garvey feels he isn’t the son his
Father wanted. His father wants him to excel in sports but
Garvey isn’t good at sports. Garvey likes science fiction,
astronomy, and reading. He also likes music and singing. A
new friend encourages him to join the school chorus and
Garvey gets to sing a solo. This novel is written in
Tanka, an ancient poetry form which consists of five
lines. The poetry style captures the many moods, feelings,
and music of Garvey’s world. Get to know Garvey by reading
“Garvey’s Choice” and hear the music of his story for
Hampshire Great Stone Face Award nominee, 2018)
|SUBJECTS: African Americans -- Fiction.
Bullies -- Fiction.
Choirs (Music) -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Novels in verse.
Overweight persons -- Fiction.