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The Secret Life of Owen Skye

The Secret Life of Owen Skye

(2002)
(The first book in the Owen Skye series)
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The Skye brothers - skinny, quiet, big-eared Owen and his smart older brother Andy - live in a rural village with their parents and weird Uncle Lorne, a shy bachelor who sleeps on a cot in the basement and takes out his teeth at night. On his way home from hockey practice one evening, Owen catches a glimpse of a girl named Sylvia. He falls hopelessly in love, and Valentine's Day turns into one big disaster. Thank goodness for life at home, where there's a brother to talk to and plot adventures with. Yet the Skye boys somehow manage to turn every innocent plan into a full-scale ordeal. A search for a hammer turns into a brush with the deadly Bog Man, a midnight visit to the snow fort to meet with aliens becomes a near-death experience. This funny, magical novel celebrates the everyday joys and drama of being a kid and, especially, being a boy. Owen's small-town childhood may be simple, but his days are rich indeed as he ponders the secret mysteries of death, life, and love.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2004 : USA Library Binding
Title: Secret Life of Owen Skye
Author(s): Alan Cumyn
ISBN: 1-4176-1896-5 / 978-1-4176-1896-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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August 2002 : Canada Hardback
Title: The Secret Life of Owen Skye
Author(s): Alan Cumyn
ISBN: 0-88899-506-7 / 978-0-88899-506-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: House of Anansi / Not Applicable
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Paperback Editions

April 2008 : Canada Paperback
Title: The Secret Life of Owen Skye
Author(s): Alan Cumyn
ISBN: 0-88899-867-8 / 978-0-88899-867-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Groundwood Books
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October 2002 : Canada Paperback
Title: The Secret Life of Owen Skye
Author(s): A Cumyn
ISBN: 0-88899-517-2 / 978-0-88899-517-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Groundwood
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