Big David, Little David by S.E. Hinton

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As he gets into bed on his first day of school, Nick tells his father, "There's a boy in my class named David. He has black hair, like you. He wears glasses too. He's not you, is he?"

Nick's father replies, "Oh, yes, that's me," and so begins a playful battle as Nick attempts to trick his mother and father into revealing the mystery of Big and Little David.

S.E. Hinton, well-known for her portrayals of young adults, now turns her attention to a very curious and imaginative young boy. Children and their parents alike will enjoy sharing the warmth and humor of this entertaining family story.

 

About S.E. Hinton

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S. E. Hinton is a fiction writer. Her given name is Susan Eloise Hinton. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1950. Hinton attended the University of Tulsa. While still in high school, Hinton wrote The Outsiders. The book changed publishing for young people, portraying a grittier, more realistic view of the lives of teenagers. Hinton has won numerous awards, including the Margaret Alexander Edwards Award, the Media and Methods Maxi Award, and the Land of the Enchantment Award. Her work has consistently been honored on the American Library Association's Best Young Adult Book lists and she has been nominated for the American Book Award. Four of her books have been made into films starring such actors as Tom Cruise, Matt Dillon, Nicholas Cage, Rob Lowe, and Emilio Estevez. Francis Ford Coppola directed two of the films.
 
Published February 1, 1995 by Doubleday Books for Young Readers.
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Author of YA classics The Outsiders and That Was Then, This Is Now, Hinton shifts easily into picture-book gear in this genuinely funny look at the unorthodox dilemma facing a likable youngster named Nick.

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YA author Hinton shifts easily into picture-book gear with this ""genuinely funny"" look at a boy's unorthodox dilemma, said PW.

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