Marco Impossible

Hannah Moskowitz

Roaring Brook Press

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Best friends Stephen and Marco attempt a go-for-broke heist to break into the high school prom and get Marco onstage to confess his love for (and hopefully steal the heart of) Benji, the adorable exchange student and bass player of the prom band.

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BLUE SNOW CONES AND A KARATE MAN
 
 
Our last day of middle school was supposed to be amazing, but instead Marco and I are standing at the sinks in the gray boys’ bathroom trying to wash half a snow cone out of my hair.
“And we were all excited when they said there were snow cones, too,” Marco says. He’s scrubbing my forehead with a paper towel. “It’s always like that when they bring stuff to school. It’s like you’ve never heard of that thing before, ever. Remember when the cafeteria had limeade that one time? And everyone freaked

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Praise for Marco Impossible

"Moskowitz (Gone, Gone, Gone, 2012, etc.) again explores the experiences of a gay teen, in this humorous take on a teenage rite of passage—the prom—but with a twist." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Those seeking exciting case-busting will be thwarted." -- Booklist

 "The boy gets the boy and the school bully gets it square in the nose." -- School Library Journal

"Honest and raw . . .delightfully funny." -- BCCB


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Hannah Moskowitz

Hannah Moskowitz is the author of Invincible and Break, an ALA popular paperback for Young Adults. Of her first middle grade novel, Zombie TagBooklist has said, "Moskowitz deftly swerves between comedy, pathos, and even terror, and makes it look so effortless readers won't think twice about the strangeness of the mix."

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Marco Impossible
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Roaring Brook Press
March 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781596438606
ISBN10: 1596438606
Middle-Grade Fiction256 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$9.99

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Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press
March 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596437210
ISBN10: 1596437219
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 x 7 1/2 inches, 256 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$16.99
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