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Ahead of the story and a wonderful story it is In Archer’s sweetly naïve but observant voice his life through elementary school is recounted the outspoken ever loyal friends he makes the teachers who blunder or inspire and the family members who. I was so disappointed in this book and although I was almost done I never finished it There were so many problems with this book that I am shocked it is getting such high stars The one thing it did have going for it was the kind and open family Archer lived in and all the great male role models I like the grandfather the uncle the dad and Mr Mcleod fine What I HATED view spoilerwas the way all the female characters were portrayed Here s the breakdown Awkward know it all s without Hermione Granger s charms The young fresh from college teacher who can t figure out how to send an email or use a printer and needs a teen boy to help her seriously The pregnant teacher who can t think about anything except her gestation and therefore teaches it to her 4th grade class because ladies only think about babies The mom who after divorce goes back to her teaching career but can t do math thankfully Mr Mcleod shows up to really teach the kids ugh The elementary school receptionist who upon seeing a man dressed in his Army Reservist garb walk into the school freaks out and calls 911 and the swat team arrives because ladies are so hystericalUghI could go on and on and on Oh wait I almost forgot Hilary the boy from England a century ago maybe and carries his books tied in string and is in a wheelchair because the cars drive on the wrong side of the road here He was just the worst hide spoiler

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The Best Man

Newbery Medalist Richard Peck brings us this big hearted novel about gay marriage from a kid’s endearing perspectiveWhen Archer is in sixth grade his beloved uncle Paul marries another man Archer’s favorite student teacher But that’s getting. In the post Wonder world middle grade characters in school stories are often on their best moral behavior If not they often get a chapter or two of the multiple perspective narrative to explain themselves After all everyone is doing their best right Richard Peck on the other hand does not overestimate the charity of children His classroom as described by a sixth grader is populated by insufferable smarties criers the short kid and the kid who is always asleep His teachers can be heroic misguided or downright hapless His narrator sees a brief security lockdown as an exciting diversion Peck works masterfully outside the current rules of kidlit because he wrote the game itself in the 70s Not to say his work is crass or cynical it s the exact opposite By strictly adhering to the truth of the world as experienced by elementary school students he respectfully reveals the depth of their experiences What a pleasure to read an utterly contemporary book by an author who has been exceeding my expectations of kidlit for my entire reading life

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Serve as his role models From one exhilarating unexpected episode to another Archer’s story rolls along as he puzzles over the people in his life and the kind of person he wants to becomeand manages to help his uncle become his best self as well. I loved this It s a uick read but I think the author really caught the essence of a young boy growing up in a suburb of Chicago If I had a child I would definitely read this together because I think there are some wonderful life lessons in here without being preachy I read it in two short sittings and I will even say I found it heartwarming Hard to grab the heart of a cynic like me but as my best friend would tease It made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside Green dog trumpet and other stories exhilarating unexpected Identity episode to another Archer’s story rolls along as he puzzles over the people in his life and the kind of person he wants to becomeand manages to help his uncle become his best self as well. I loved this It s a uick read but I think the author really caught the Cenote essence of a young boy growing up in a suburb of Chicago If I had a child I would definitely read this together because I think there are some wonderful life lessons in here without being preachy I read it in two short sittings and I will Sottomissione even say I found it heartwarming Hard to grab the heart of a cynic like me but as my best friend would tease It made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside


10 thoughts on “The Best Man

  1. says:

    When did you decide to be gay Uncle Paul? Being gay isn't a decision How you live your life is a decision Unlike the Grandma Dowdel trilogy this Peck novel is a thoroughly modern comedy filled with cell phones twitter and viral videos instead of canning jars and privies We get to spend an eventful five years in the wacky life of Archer Magill as he he wends his way from elementary to middle school Luckily he's

  2. says:

    In the post Wonder world middle grade characters in school stories are often on their best moral behavior If not

  3. says:

    Archer lives a fairly ordinary but pleasant suburban life with a fantastic family His grandfather an architect designed the elementary school

  4. says:

    While I appreciate the message of this book and agree we need good stories about gay marriage I struggled to imagine what kid I would share it w

  5. says:

    We thought he was weird He thought we were weird It was great It was what multiculturalism ought to be This book centers around Archer as he grows from a young boy into a middle school studentWe catch snippets the best part of each year as Archer navigates through life From making a best girl space friend to his

  6. says:

    I was so disappointed in this book and although I was almost done I never finished it There were so many problems with this book that I am shocked it is getting such high stars The one thing it did have going for it was the kind and

  7. says:

    I LOVE THIS BOOK It's hard for me to even write a review of this book I loved it so much So I guess I will just list things I loved about it I loved Archer's voice I loved the plot structure bookended by weddings and told as if Archer is talking to the reader guiding the reader through his 1st grade year to his 6th grade year I lov

  8. says:

    Agghhh I'm drowning in a sea of ambivalenceThis book is terrific The writing the insight the characters all the things that are here are terrific It's like like the objects in the curio cabinet in my mother's dining room Each item each miniature domino set porcelain sea urchin loose semiprecious gemstone expedition medal and antiue fountain pen is a treasure and each for different reasons In this book the parents who work from

  9. says:

    I loved this It's a uick read but I think the author really caught the essence of a young boy growing up in a suburb of Chicago If I had a child I would definitely read this together because I think there are some wonderful life lessons in here without being preachy I read it in two short sittings and I will ev

  10. says:

    Archer Magill is going to be one of the best new voices in kids literature He's just kind of gloriously naive about all these incredibly important things going on around him in only a way that an 11 year old can be There's a fair amount of change going on in his life a new school a death in the family and the realization

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