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The Lifters

by Dave Eggers

Hardcover, 341 pages, Knopf Books for Young Readers , List Price: $17.99 |

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When Gran and his family move to Carousel, he has no idea that the town is built atop a secret. Little does he suspect, as he walks his sister to school or casually eats a banana, that mysterious forces lurk mere inches beneath his feet, tearing up the earth like mini-hurricanes and causing the town to slowly but surely sink.

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In Dave Eggers' New Book, Heroic Kids Do The Heavy Lifting

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