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Bluffton : my summers with Buster

Author: Matt Phelan; Candlewick Press,
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, Dongguan, Guangdong, China 2013.
Series: A junior literary guild selection, 0713
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The year is 1908, and a troupe of vaudeville performers has arrived in sleepy Muskegon, Michigan to spend the summer. Young Henry Harrison is fascinated with the animals and performers, but mostly with a slapstick performer his own age named Buster Keaton, who is also a master prankster and loves to play baseball.
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Comic books, strips, etc
Biographical fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc. Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Buster Keaton; Buster Keaton
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Phelan; Candlewick Press,
ISBN: 9780763650797 076365079X
OCLC Number: 825046531
Notes: Includes author's note and photograph--[4] pages, after page 223.
"The illustrations were done in watercolor"--Title page verso.
"Printed in Dongguan, Guangdong, China"--Tittle page verso.
Awards: ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2014.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 223, [4] pages : chiefly color illustrations, color map ; 21 cm.
Series Title: A junior literary guild selection, 0713
Responsibility: Matt Phelan.

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The year is 1908, and a troupe of vaudeville performers has arrived in sleepy Muskegon, Michigan to spend the summer. Young Henry Harrison is fascinated with the animals and performers, but mostly with a slapstick performer his own age named Buster Keaton, who is also a master prankster and loves to play baseball.
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Circus Act

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-10-02) Good Permalink

Henry Harrison's life changes when vaudeville performers come to Bluffton for summer vacation.  He discovers a desire to act on stage and a living example in his new friend, Buster Keaton.  Henry adores Buster's life... but does Buster?  

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