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All Rise for the Honorable Perry T Cook

Author(s): Leslie Connor

Junior Fiction (Ages 5-9)

A soaring and heartfelt story about love, forgiveness, and how innocence makes us all rise up.All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook is a powerful middle grade novel, perfect for fans of Wonder and When You Reach Me, from Leslie Connor, the award-winning author of Waiting for Normal and Crunch.From comes Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth-and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home.When Perry moves to the "outside" world, he feels trapped. Desperate to be reunited with his mom, Perry goes on a quest for answers about her past crime. As he gets closer to the truth, he will discover that love makes people resilient no matter where they come from . . . but can he find a way to tell everyone what home truly means?Junior Library Guild Selection * Kids' Indie Next List Pick


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Leslie Connor is the author of several award-winning books for children, including Waiting for Normal, winner of the ALA Schneider Family Book Award, Crunch, Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel, and Dead on Town Line, a young adult novel in verse. She lives with her family in Connecticut.

General Fields

  • : 9780062333476
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : Katherine Tegen Books
  • : 0.263
  • : December 2017
  • : 194mm X 130mm X 21mm
  • : February 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Leslie Connor
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 416