The Troubles of Johnny Cannon

The Troubles of Johnny Cannon

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a€œA boy with a highly original voice winces his way into the bewildering world of adults during a neglected moment in American historya€ (Newbery Medalist Richard Peck) in this heroic coming-of-age novel. Johnny Cannona€™s got problems. Money is scarce. Martha Macker, the girl he likes, barely knows hea€™s alive. His best friend Willie is pretty great, but he also happens to be a black kida€”which is not exactly acceptable in Cullman, Alabama. His big brother Tommy went to war and vanished. His Pa may be committing treason in their backyard. And just when it seems like things couldna€™t get worse, an old family frienda€”or maybe enemya€”appears and shakes everything up. Howa€™s a kid like Johnny supposed to get himself and his family out of a mess thata€™s stickier than molasses and twice as tangled as a spiderweb?Hehad acoonskin cap he pulled out, and had a quick funeral for the tail, saying thata#39;s what Marthaa#39;s ma hadto do. That was funny. ... aina#39;t a charity case. I just got to figure out a way to make that money, and fast. ... a€œThata#39;s it!a€ he said. a€œIa#39;ve got the idea for how you can make the money. ... And youa#39;ll take bets from the fellas and from the kids that are watching, and then youa#39;ll win all the money.a€ I had to admit, anbsp;...

Title:The Troubles of Johnny Cannon
Author:Isaiah Campbell
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2014-10-14


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