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With action galore and a carefully plotted premise, this adventure  tale about a boy who is tired of all the fawning over he gets because of his leukemia, will have you turning the pages so fast, you just want to know how this great story ends.  Friendship, family, & the true nature of a dog's love for his master this is a masterful debut.  

— Maureen Palacios

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It's never too late for the adventure of a lifetime.
In all the ways that matter, Mark is a normal kid. He's got a dog named Beau and a best friend, Jessie. He likes to take photos and write haiku poems in his notebook. He dreams of climbing a mountain one day.
But in one important way, Mark is not like other kids at all. Mark is sick. The kind of sick that means hospitals. And treatments. The kind of sick some people never get better from.
So Mark runs away. He leaves home with his camera, his notebook, his dog, and a plan. A plan to reach the top of Mount Rainier. Even if it's the last thing he ever does.
"The Honest Truth" is a rare and extraordinary novel about big questions, small moments, and one incredible journey.

About the Author


Dan Gemeinhart is a teacher-librarian and father of three daughters. He lives with his family in Cashmere, Washington. "The Honest Truth" is his first book. Visit him at www.dangemeinhart.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780606380607
ISBN-10: 0606380604
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: December 29th, 2015
Pages: 240
Language: English

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