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- ISBN: 9780763652128 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick, 2010.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Twelve-year-old Frankie Parsons is a talented kid with a quirky family, a best friend named Gigs, and a voice of anxiety constantly nibbling in his head: Could that kidney-shaped spot on his chest be a galloping cancer? Are the smoke alarm batteries flat? Has his cat, The Fat Controller, given them all worms? Only Ma, who never leaves home, takes Frankie's worries seriously. But then, it is Ma who is the cause of the most troubling question of all, the one Frankie can never bring himself to ask. When a new girl arrives at school-a daring free spirit with unavoidable questions of her own-Frankie's carefully guarded world begins to unravel, leading him to a painful confrontation with the ultimate 10 p.m. question. Deftly told with humor, poignancy, and an endearing cast of characters, The 10 P.M. Question will touch everyone who has ever felt set apart.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
5.5 ATOS Level
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|Subject:||Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.