Gary SchmidtThe Boomerang
is a monthly digital downloadable product that features copywork and dictation passages from a specific read aloud novel. It is geared toward 8th to 10th graders (ages 12—advanced, 13-15) and is the indispensable tool for Brave Writer parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context.About the bookCooper Jewett never knew his real parents. His grandparents, who raised him, have both passed away. Now, Cooper has no one, not even a dog to keep him company. All he wants is to keep their New Hampshire dairy farm going.All of a sudden, strange and inexplicable things begin to happen. Someone is trying to sabotage the farm, and a challenger to the incumbent president is pressuring Cooper to campaign with him. Who exactly is Cooper Jewett, and what does the government want with him?
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