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The Absolute Value of Mike

The Absolute Value of Mike

(2011)
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Mike tries so hard to please his father, but the only language his dad seems to speak is calculus. And for a boy with a math learning disability, nothing could be more difficult. When his dad sends him to live with distant relatives in rural Pennsylvania for the summer to work on an engineering project, Mike figures this is his big chance to buckle down and prove himself. But when he gets there, nothing is what he thought it would be. The project has nothing at all to do with engineering, and he finds himself working alongside his wacky eighty-something- year-old aunt, a homeless man, and a punk rock girl as part of a town-wide project to adopt a boy from Romania. Mike may not learn anything about engineering, but what he does learn is far more valuable.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: The Absolute Value of Mike
Author(s): Kathryn Erskine
ISBN: 0-399-25505-2 / 978-0-399-25505-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Philomel Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The Absolute Value of Mike
Author(s): Kathryn Erskine
ISBN: 0-14-242101-4 / 978-0-14-242101-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Audio Editions

August 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Absolute Value of Mike
Author(s): Kathryn Erskine
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Absolute Value of Mike
Author(s): Kathryn Erskine
Publisher: Puffin Books
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