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The Not-So-Boring Letters of Private Nobody

Written by Matthew Landis
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Feb 13, 2018
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Twelve-year-old Oliver Prichard is obsessed with the Civil War. He knows everything about it: the battles, the generals, every movement of the Union and Confederate Armies. So when the last assignment of seventh-grade history is a project on the Civil War, Oliver is over the moon–until he’s partnered with Ella Berry, the slacker girl with the messy hair who does nothing but stare out the window. And when Oliver finds out they have to research a random soldier named Private Raymond Stone who didn’t even fight in any battles before dying of some boring disease, Oliver knows he’s doomed. But Ella turns out to be very different from what Oliver expected. As the partners film their documentary about Private Stone–with Oliver’s friend Kevin signing on as their head writing consultant–Oliver discovers that sometimes the most interesting things are hiding in uninteresting places. Even Private Stone is better than expected: There’s a mystery buried in his past, and Oliver knows he can figure it out.

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Matthew Landis

Matthew Landis slays boredom wherever it lurks in his eighth-grade social studies classroom. He lives in his hometown of Perkasie, PA, with his wife and two kids, and a boxer that acts much like the forgotten eldest child.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780735227989
Publication Date:
February 13, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017010505
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0735227985
Lexile® Level:
HL580L
ATOS® Book Level:
4.4
Accelerated Reader® Points:
7.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
194732
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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