The History of Helpless Harry

The History of Helpless Harry

by Avi, Paul O. Zelinsky

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Children's Literature - Mary Sue Preissner
What does a young boy do in 1845? If he's anything like Horatio Stockton Edgeworth, he becomes involved in a hilarious set of events, some dangerous, which will delight the reader. Why do his parents not recognize that he is growing up? Why does Miss Annie Trowbridge (who has been engaged to watch Harry while his parents go on a trip) gravitate to Mr. John Smith? Is that his real name? Why does Constable Narbut seem to be hanging around the Edgeworth home? Can Mr. Skatch make a decent living as a purveyor of children's religious/moral books? Who wants to read them anyway? When originally published, this yarn received a starred review from School Library Journal. 1995 (orig.

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HarperCollins Publishers
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5.26(w) x 7.49(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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