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Laser, Michael

6-321. ISBN 0-689-83372-5. New York: Atheneum Books, 2001. 127 pp. $15.00. Many middle-grade readers will quickly identify with Marc Chaikin, the narrator of this coming of age novel set in the 1960s. Marc's life takes a turn as his class, identified as 6-321, becomes involved in a feud with a rival class, his feelings about a special girl are uncovered, and his parents split up, all within two months. Marc realizes that he cannot remain silent while everything around him changes. This book may prompt readers to initiate important discussions about serious topics. Ages 11-13.--A.E.
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Publication:Childhood Education
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Sep 22, 2001
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