(99% True!)

(99% True!)

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For history lovers and journal fans comes a "hilarious and heartbreaking . . . 99-100% fantastic" (A Fuse #8 Production, School Library Journal) story about a boy on a mission to find his long-lost father in the logging camps of Michigan.

There are many things that 11-year-old Stanley Slater would like to have in life--most of all, a father. But what if Stan's missing dad isn't "dearly departed" after all?

Armed with his stupendous scrapbook, full of black-and-white 19th-century advertisements and photos, Stan's attempt to locate his long-lost hero/cowboy/outlaw dad is a near-death adventure fraught with pesky relatives, killer lumberjacks, and poisonous pies! His tale will leave readers in stitches, but not the kind that require medical attention.

Praise for My Near-Death Adventures (99% True!)
"A knee-slapper of a debut featuring a narrator who is rather less than 99 percent reliable but 100 percent engaging." --Kirkus Reviews

"[An] exuberant first novel." --Publishers Weekly

"Stan's story is full of his hilarious misunderstandings and overactive imagination. Interspersed throughout are pictures and news clippings embellished with wisecrack remarks, speech bubbles, and the occasional mustache." --Booklist


From the Hardcover edition.
Audience: 008-012.
Publisher: New York : Yearling, 2016.
ISBN: 9780385390477
Branch Call Number: J FIC DeCam
Characteristics: 352 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Alternative Title: Ninety-nine percent true

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