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American Booksellers Association Pick of the List

“. . .an engrossingand very human

portrayal of such a fantasticalsubject.


American Library Association Booklist

"... a cheerfully diverting fantasy about a boy

who demonstrates that you really can become

anything you want—if you onlybelieve."



The Center for Children's Books

Best Booksof 2001



Virginia Center for Children’s Books

Best Bets for the classroom 2001

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