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Grape!

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Grape is in trouble again! He punched Miss Roof in the arm! Now he’s suspended for two weeks, and Principal Clarkson has threatened to send him to Riverwash, a school for problem kids. But he has one last chance. Grape must spend an hour a day writing about his history of trouble, and there’s a lot of trouble to choose from… Grape’s best friend Lou is by his side, and even though Grape drives his parents crazy, they’re pulling for him all the way. But will Grape make sense of it all? Will it be enough to keep him out of Riverwash?

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Quotes from Grape!

  • "Mrs. C, Lou says I have spiders in my brain, and that’s where all the trouble started."
  • "Lou and I talked for a super long time, and he told me everything. He said he was sorry, and I said I was sorry, too, and then I told him about the super orange golf ball and the policeman, and he thought it was super cool."

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Who Wrote Grape!

What Has Gabriel Arquilevich Said About Grape!

  • Where did the idea for Grape! come from?

    Events from my childhood! Every one of Grape’s misadventures really happened, although the places and people are fictionalized around the edges, as are a few other things (top secret!). On a side note, I actually started the book many years ago, but it was a straight memoir as told by grown-up me. It was okay, but once I allowed my child self to tell his own stories, the voice had a lot more energy.

    Then I had a big decision to make: How was I going to present the stories? That’s when the idea of writing letters to the principal came to me, along with the spiders in Grape’s head.

Gabriel Arquilevich's Book Dedication

For Adriana y Jaime

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1947548611
ISBN 13:
9781947548619
Publication Date:
September 27, 2019