Absolutely Almost

By Lisa Graff

Hardcover edition

Publisher Penguin Imprint Philomel ISBN


Awards and Honors Amazon.com Best Books of the Year 2014, Ages 9–12; <i>PW’s</i> Best Books of 2014, Middle Grade; New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Stories for Older Readers; 2015 NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, Honor Book; ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, Middle Readers; Los Angeles Public Library Best Books of 2014, Children’s; Capitol Choices 2015

Absolutely Almost

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With his new nanny's help, Albie is improving his grades, and he got almost all of his spelling words right. But his parents still say "almost" isn't nearly good enough.
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