The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis

The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis

Book - 2009
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In Fayette, South Carolina, the highlight of Popeye's summer is learning vocabulary words with his grandmother until a motor home gets stuck nearby and Elvis, the oldest boy living inside, joins Popeye in finding the source of strange boats floating down the creek.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374370558
Branch Call Number: j OCONNOR 2009
Characteristics: 149 p. ; 19 cm


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Living with his grandmother and good-for-nothing uncle, Dooley, Popeye (so named courtesy of Dooley's poor shooting with a BB gun) sees his summer in Fayette, South Carolina, passing with the same dull, steady speed as the water dripping from his ceiling. There's nothing to do and nobody to do it... Read More »

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LPL_MichaelB Jul 07, 2014

A great summer read for grades 3-6. The beauty of this small chapter book is it's simple story and steady pace. Barbara O'Conner really has an ear for dialogue and an appreciation for the wonder of childhood.


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