Jack Adrift: Fourth Grade Without a Clue
  • Published:
    Jul-2003 (Hardcover)
    Oct-2005 (Paperback)
  • Formats:
    Print / eBook
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  • Pages:
    208
  • Age Level:
    09-13
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In Jack Adrift, the Henry family sets sail on a new life in Cape Hatteras. Fourth-grader Jack is struggling to chart a course between his father's erratic, headstrong philosophy and his mother's small-town honesty. Just tell people what they want to hear, Dad advises. Just tell the truth, Mom contradicts. But Jack finds there are no easy answers as he drifts through a complex and hilarious year, adopting a duck with backward feet, discovering a luck-making Buddha statue, and falling head over heels for his beautiful and exciting new teacher.
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