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Adam Canfield, Watch Your Back!

by Michael Winerip

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Adam Canfield, Watch Your Back! by Michael Winerip
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For overprogrammed middle-grader Adam Canfield, waking up to a snow day is a dream come true — a chance to sleep late, put off planning the next issue of THE SLASH, and make some quick cash with his shovel. But the dream turns into a nightmare when some high-school kids mug Adam for his shoveling money. Then not only does the media blast the embarrassing story, but Adam’s own co-editors plan a contest outing bullies at their school. In a second look behind the scenes at a middleschool newspaper, Michael Winerip deftly blends kid-friendly humor with some provocative issues, including the subtle effects of class and racism and the thrill that comes from speaking truth to power.

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Michael Winerip

Michael Winerip is the author of Adam Canfield of The Slash. A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and columnist for the New York Times, he lives in Lido Beach, New York.

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