Waiting for Augusta
Waiting for Augusta
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Waiting for Augusta

Written by Jessica Lawson
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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From the author of The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher and Nooks & Crannies comes a “whimsical, heartwarming,” (Kirkus Reviews) and profound tale of love, loss, and family. Eleven-year-old Benjamin Putter has a lump in his throat, and he’s certain it’s a golf ball. He knows it sounds crazy, but everything’s been topsy-turvy since his father died last month. And he doesn’t know how to fix it. Then, one day, something starts tugging at Ben, telling him to hurry to Augusta, Georgia—home of the most famous golf course in the world. Ben might be going a little crazy, but escaping Hilltop, Alabama, sounds like a darn good idea. (And just maybe it will make that lump go away.) As he makes his way to Augusta, Ben partners up with a mysterious runaway named Noni, and they embark on a journey full of strange and wonderful surprises—and possibly magic—at every turn.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781481448406
    Publication Date
    May 9, 2017
    Page Count
    352
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2015026346
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1481448404
    Lexile® Level
    830L
    ATOS® Book Level
    5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    11
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    182232
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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