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Pay Attention, Carter Jones

(2019)
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Handpicked by Amazon kids' books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box - a children's subscription that inspires a love of reading.

Bestselling author Gary D. Schmidt tells a coming-of-age story with the light touch of The Wednesday Wars,the heart of Okay for Now,and the unique presence of a wise and witty butler.

Carter Jones is astonished early one morning when he finds a real English butler, bowler hat and all, on the doorstep - one who stays to help the Jones family, which is a little bit broken.

In addition to figuring out middle school, Carter has to adjust to the unwelcome presence of this new know-it-all adult in his life and navigate the butler's notions of decorum. And ultimately, when his burden of grief and anger from the past can no longer be ignored, Carter learns that a burden becomes lighter when it is shared.

Sparkling with humor, this insightful and compassionate story will resonate with readers who have confronted secrets of their own.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

March 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones (Thorndike Press Large Print Literacy Bridge)
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 1-4328-6292-8 / 978-1-4328-6292-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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February 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-544-79085-5 / 978-0-544-79085-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clarion Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 0-358-34630-4 / 978-0-358-34630-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clarion Books
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May 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 1-78344-805-9 / 978-1-78344-805-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Andersen Press
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Audio Editions

February 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
ISBN: 1-66447-350-5 / 978-1-66447-350-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. and Blackstone Publishing
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Recorded Books
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February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Recorded Books
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February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Recorded Books
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Andersen Digital
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February 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Pay Attention, Carter Jones
Author(s): Gary D Schmidt
Publisher: Clarion Books
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