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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780374324278208 Pages, Ages 8-12
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In this boys-will-be-boys summer story about friendship and revenge, eleven-year-old Wyatt and his friend Augie aren't looking for a fight. They're having the best summer of their lives hanging out in the fort they built in the woods, fishing and hunting, cooking over a campfire, and sleeping out. But when two older boys mess with the fort—and with another kid who can't fight back—the friends are forced to launch Operation Doom, with unexpected results for all concerned, in this novel about two funny and very real young heroes.
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"Aw, this is getting too easy," I said to Augie. "We need something that moves."
We were lying on our bellies shooting Augie's pellet gun at some tin cans we had lined up on a fallen log.
"Well, I guess we could...