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Trembath, Don.
Custer, WA : Orca Book Publishers, 2002.
IL 3-6
ISBN 1551432099
Jeffrey's grandmother needs to go to the hospital to have heart surgery.  Jeffrey and his mother live with his grandparents and now Jeffrey's mother will go to the hospital with Grandma to see her through the surgery.  Grandpa can't go so Jeffrey agrees to stay home and take care of him.  Charlie and Sidney, Jeffrey's closest (only) friends, agree to stay at the house with him and help with Grandpa.  Charlie has brought a stash of his father's videotapes.  The boys are anxious to watch the tapes but something always seems to get in the way.   Join the boys as they learn about friendship, loyalty and what makes a family.
SUBJECTS:     Karate--Fiction.
                        Interpersonal relations--Fiction.


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