Jack Strong Takes A Stand

Jack Strong Takes A Stand

Book - 2015
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"Jack Strong just wants to be a regular kid. But his parents have overscheduled his week with every extracurricular activity under the sun: tennis, baseball, cello, karate, tutoring, and Chinese language lessons--all on top of regular homework. His parents want him to be "well-rounded" and prepared for those crucial college applications. Jack's just about had enough. And so, he stages a sit-in on his couch and refuses to get up until his parents let him quit some of the extracurriculars. As Jack's protest gains momentum, he attracts a local television host who is interested in doing a segment about him. Tensions rise as counter-protesters camp out across the street from Jack and his couch. Jack's enjoying this newfound attention, but he's worried that this sit-in may have gone too far"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Square Fish, An imprint of Macmillan, 2015
Edition: First Square Fish edition
ISBN: 9781250056870
Branch Call Number: j GREENWALD 2015
Characteristics: 243 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Mendes, Melissa - Illustrator


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