The Season of Styx Malone

by Kekla Magoon
    • Grades: 4 - 7
    • Ages: 9 - 12
    Coretta Scott King Author Honor
    • Format: Paperback Book
Short Summary
A cool new neighbor convinces two young brothers to get involved in a moneymaking scheme where friendships are forged, loyalties are tested, and miracles just might happen.

Good For:
Award-Winning Fiction, Unforgettable Characters, Captivating Combo of Humor and Heartbreak, Classic Coming-of-Age Tale

Topics and Themes:
Siblings, Summertime, Schemes, Secrets
Some mature language.

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Caleb Franklin and his big brother, Bobby Gene, are excited to have adventures in the woods behind their house. But Caleb dreams of venturing beyond their ordinary small town.
Then Caleb and Bobby Gene meet their new neighbor, Styx Malone. Styx is 16 and oozes cool. He promises the brothers that together the three of them can pull off the Great Escalator Trade—exchanging one small thing for something better until they achieve their wildest dream. But as the trades get bigger, the brothers soon find themselves in over their heads. Styx has secrets—secrets so big they could ruin everything!
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Product Details

    • Grades: 4 - 7
    • Ages: 9 - 12
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-338-64363-3