The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy
The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy
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The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy

Written by Mary Winn Heider
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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A tuba player without a tuba and his jellyfish-imitating sister cope with their father’s disappearance in this hilarious and moving novel by the author of The Mortification of Fovea Munson. When Lenny Volpe, former quarterback of the worst professional football team in the nation, leaves his family and disappears, the Chicago Horribles win their first game in a long time. Fans are thrilled. The world seems to go back to normal. Except for the Volpe kids. Winston throws himself into playing the tuba, and Louise starts secret experiments to find a cure for brain injuries, and they’re each fine, just fine, coping in their own way. That is, until the investigation of some eccentric teacher behavior and the discovery of a real live bear paraded as the Horribles’ new mascot make it clear that things are very much Not Fine. The siblings may just need each other, after all.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780759555426
    Publication Date
    March 16, 2021
    Page Count
    304
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2020040280
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0759555427

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