The one-in-a-million boy
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Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, 2016.
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9781410492142, 1410492141
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Carol Stream Public Library - Large TypeLP/WOOD MOn Shelf
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library - StacksLP WOODOn Shelf
Oak Lawn Public Library - Large TypeLARGE TYPE FICTION WOODOn Shelf
Palos Heights Public Library - StacksL.P. FIC WOOOn Shelf
Tinley Park Public Library - 1st FloorLARGE TYPE FICTION WOOD, MONICAChecked out

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Large Print
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Large print edition.
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527 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Language
English

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"The incandescent story of a 104-year-old woman and the sweet, strange young boy assigned to help her around the house, a friendship that touches each member of the boy's unmoored family For years, guitarist Quinn Porter has been on the road, chasing gig after gig, largely absent to his twice-ex-wife Belle and their odd, Guinness records-obsessed son. When the boy dies suddenly, Quinn seeks forgiveness for his paternal shortcomings by completing the requirements for his son's unfinished Boy Scout badge. For seven Saturdays, Quinn does yard work for Ona Vitkus, the wily 104-year-old Lithuanian immigrant the boy had visited weekly. Quinn soon discovers that the boy had talked Ona into gunning for the world record for Oldest Licensed Driver and that's the least of her secrets. Despite himself, Quinn picks up where the boy left off, forging a friendship with Ona that allows him to know the son he never understood, a boy who was always listening, always learning."--Syndetics
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wood, M. (2016). The one-in-a-million boy. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Wheeler Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wood, Monica. 2016. The One-in-a-million Boy. Waterville, Maine: Wheeler Publishing.

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Wood, Monica, The One-in-a-million Boy. Waterville, Maine: Wheeler Publishing, 2016.

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Wood, Monica. The One-in-a-million Boy. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Wheeler Publishing, 2016. Print.

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