Neil Armstrong Is My Uncle and Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me by Nan Marino

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"Muscle Man McGinty is a squirrelly runt, a lying snake, and a pitiful excuse for a ten-year old......the problem is that no one knows it but me. In the entire town of Massapequa Park, only I can see him for what he really is. A phony." It's the summer of 1969, and things are not only changing in Tamara's little Long Island town, but in the world. Perhaps Tamara could stand to take one small step toward a bit of compassion and understanding? A terrific debut novel with truly vivid characters and a wonderful voice.
 

About Nan Marino

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Nan Marino is the author of Neil Armstrong Is My Uncle & Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me, which received a SCBWI Golden Kite Honor and was featured on the Bank Street Best Books and the New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing. Nan is also a librarian who lives with her husband and a large dog in a town that borders the Pinelands of New Jersey.
 
Published May 12, 2009 by Roaring Brook Press. 176 pages
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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