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When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (edition 2011)
by Kimberly Willis Holt (Author)
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440229049, Paperback)Nothing ever happens in Toby's small Texas town. Nothing much until this summer that's full of big changes.
It's tough for Toby when his mother leaves home to become a country singer. And Toby takes it hard when his best friend Cal's older brother goes off to fight in Vietnam. But now their sleepy town is about to get an even bigger jolt with the arrival of Zachary Beaver, billed as the fattest boy in the world. Toby is in for a summer unlike any other, a summer sure to change his life.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:18 -0400)
During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year-old Toby and his best friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world.
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