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The Giant
ISBN: 9781467721615
Author: Mary-Todd, Jonathan
Publisher: Darby Creek Pub
Published: March 2014
Retail: $7.95    OUR PRICE: $1.99
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Binding Type: Paperback
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Annotation: In 1874 Manhattan, Luc, sixteen, at nearly seven feet tall and seemingly impervious to pain, has become a local boxing star but when kangaroos are introduced to the ring, Luc's tender heart leads him to run away to save a joey.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 19th Century
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2013020526
Lexile Measure: 760
Target Grade: 7-9
Grade level: 7-9
Physical Information: 0.30" H x 30.00" L x 5.30" W
Bargain Category: High School, Middle School, Social Issues, Sports
Grade level(s): 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2014 Fall)
Set in a nineteenth-century NYC Bowery underground boxing club, these fast-paced and involving hi-lo novels--filled with fight action, intrigue, adventure, and a multiethnic cast of characters--starkly portray the social, political, and economic realities of the period and place. There are recurring secondary characters, but each book's unique central character drives the plot and resolves the story's conflicts. Compelling, reluctant-reader-friendly historical fiction. [Review covers these Bareknuckle titles: Lightning's Run, The Giant, The Big Fix, and Fighter's Alley.]