The Shiniest Rock Of All

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Mischievous Robert Morris Reynolds can't even say his name right. His "r's" come out as "w's"-until a wise speech therapist promises him a special rock when he can pronounce the word "rock" properly. Robert's struggle to earn that rock leads him to become aware of other's feelings.

"Characterizations are superb; even minor characters are portrayed with depth and roundness unusual in such a brief, accessible novel." The Horn Book

"An amiable slice-of-life story. Economically told and often touching, this is a good...

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Overview

Mischievous Robert Morris Reynolds can't even say his name right. His "r's" come out as "w's"-until a wise speech therapist promises him a special rock when he can pronounce the word "rock" properly. Robert's struggle to earn that rock leads him to become aware of other's feelings.

"Characterizations are superb; even minor characters are portrayed with depth and roundness unusual in such a brief, accessible novel." The Horn Book

"An amiable slice-of-life story. Economically told and often touching, this is a good portrait of a good- and brave- boy." The Bulletin of the Center of Children's Literature

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440116209
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/13/2009
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2000

    The Boy on the Cover

    All of the illustrations in the book are wonderfully done, the characters portraits seem so life like. I give the illustrator two thumbs up! Thank you Aunt Karen

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