by Barbara Park | Grades: 3-6 | Lexile 640 | Reading Level 3.9
Can Howard SURVIVE life without friends?
Howard Jeeter's parents have ruined his life. They've moved him across the country, and all the kids in his new town act like he's totally invisible. At least, all of them except for his six-year-old neighbor, Molly Vera Thompson. Howard could use a friend. But a little girl who talks nonstop? Not what he had in mind. Still, when you're really lonely, you'll be friends with anyone...right?
An IRA-CBC Children's Choice
A Library of Congress Children's Book of the Year
A Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner
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