My Miserable Life by F. L. Block

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Ben Hunter has a miserable life -- M-I-S-E-R-A-B-L-E! His sister will only talk to him through text messages, his mom won't let him eat sugar or even go for a bike ride unchaperoned, and a bully at school steals all of his friends. Told in Ben's voice, through entries from his school journal with commentary from his teacher, this very funny and often poignant narrative chronicles an eventful year in the life of a thoughtful fourth grader.

About F. L. Block

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F. L. Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books for teens and adults.
Published June 28, 2016 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 193 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 3–5—Ben Hunter, a fifth grader, is convinced that he is having a miserable life. His sister hates him, his mother won't let him eat sugar, his dog acts like it's possessed by a demon, and his best friend is taken by his worst enemy. As the story unfolds, readers see Ben overcome his various ob...

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