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Tales From the Farm by Jeff Lemire

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Living with his Uncle Ken after his mother dies, 10 year-old Lester is just trying to stay afloat. The relationship between Lester and his uncle is strained as they can’t quite seem to connect through their grief, but a new friendship with Jimmy helps Lester see things in a new light. Jimmy himself is a former Maple Leafs’ player whose career was cut short when a injury caused brain damage. Like a kid himself, Jimmy is the perfect companion for Lester, and allows him to be the hero his mother always thought he was. Number of Pages: 104 Age Range: 13-15 Review: There is a...

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