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Will Daughtry is a late bloomer --at least, that 's what everyone tells him. On his sixteenth birthday, Will is just shy of five feet, and he is bitterly resigned to being tiny forever. His only comforts are his best friend and stepbrother, Drew (6 '3 "), and their pal Monica (5 '10 "), the girl Will 's been quietly pining for since fifth grade. Everyone else literally overlooks him. But with them, he feels whole. That is, until things take an unexpected turn, and he realizes he 's really and truly on his own. That 's when he starts to grow. And grow fast. Astonishingly fast. For the first time, Will 's happy with his stature, and the world 's at his feet (for a change). People see him differently; more important, he sees himself differently. But the highest heights come with some low, low lows, and his most precious relationships suffer excruciating growing pains. Will has to figure out what to do with himself --and all of this new "himself " he never expected to have.

ISBN: 9781524766252

JLG Release: July 2019

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  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781524766252

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Library edition with trade jacket added

    Publisher

    Knopf

    Page Count

    320

    Trim Size

    5 1/2" x 8"

    Dewey Classification

    F

    Lexile

    Level: HL580L

    Genre

    Fic


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