Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Sachar, Louis.
New York : Delacorte, 2006
IL 5-8, RL 6.1
ISBN 0385903332
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Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is determined to make something of himself.  He is going to school and works part time.  He has taken his experience in digging holes and applied it to his new job -- working for a landscape company!  Now he gets paid for digging holes.  Even with all his best intentions, he can't resist the temptation when his old friend X-Ray shows up with a get rich quick scam.  Can Armpit stay out of trouble or will his past come back to haunt him?  You may be very surprised at how it all turns out!
SUBJECTS:     Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- Fiction.
                        Cerebral palsy -- Fiction.
                        People with disabilities -- Fiction.
                        Singers -- Fiction.
                        Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        African Americans -- Fiction.
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