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The Porcupine of Truth

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Paperback Book
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  • Item #: NTS803245
  • ISBN13: 9781338032451
  • Format: Paperback Book
  • Pages: 336
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Genre:
    Young Adult,
    Realistic Fiction
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  • Grades: 11 - 12
  • Lexile® Measure: HL670L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level Z+
  • ACR Level: 4.4
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Description

The author of Openly Straight returns with an epic road trip involving family history, gay history, the girlfriend our hero can't have, the grandfather he never knew, and the Porcupine of Truth.


Carson Smith is resigned to spending his summer in Billings, Montana, helping his mom take care of his father, a dying alcoholic he doesn't really know. Then he meets Aisha Stinson, a beautiful girl who has run away from her difficult family, and Pastor John Logan, who's long held a secret regarding Carson's grandfather, who disappeared without warning or explanation thirty years before. Together, Carson and Aisha embark on an epic road trip to find the answers that might save Carson's dad, restore his fragmented family, and discover the "Porcupine of Truth" in all of their lives.

Standards:

RL.11-12.3. Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

The Porcupine of Truth

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