Posted in 2012-2013 Club, Author Comments, Not Mock Newbery

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe, by Lutricia Clifton

Summary:

Twelve-year-old Frankie Joe Huckaby, forced to live with the father he never knew, a stepmother, and four half-brothers in Illinois, starts a delivery service to finance his escape back to his mother in Texas, not realizing he is making a better life for himself than he ever had with her.

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