By Josh Berk
Being a hefty, deaf newcomer virtually makes Will Halpin the least renowned man at Coaler excessive. but if he befriends the single man much less renowned than him, the dork-namic duo has the smarts and guts to determine who knocked off the superstar quarterback. Will can’t pay attention what’s happening, yet he’s a superb observer. So, who did it? And why does that man consult his palms? and may the attractive woman ever observe him? (Okay, so Will’s attracted to greater than simply homicide . . .)
Those preferring their heroes to be not-so-usual and with an aspect of wiseguy will gobble up this witty, geeks-rule debut.
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Being a hefty, deaf newcomer nearly makes Will Halpin the least well known man at Coaler excessive. but if he befriends the single man much less renowned than him, the dork-namic duo has the smarts and guts to determine who knocked off the megastar quarterback. Will can’t listen what’s happening, yet he’s a good observer.
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Weak deaf? I just wanted to hang out and relax—not have to prove so much. I simply don’t have a problem with hearing people. I always ended up defending them. Which landed me here. And now I’m not so sure. … Ah, but the girls. One specimen, a perky little type, answers so many questions that it is easy to figure out her name even through Arterberry’s swath of mustache hair. ” Deaf people are also good at reading emotion as well as content, and it is easy for me to see that Mindy Spark is already Mr.
Her eyes shine like steel, and her perfect face is the face in a dream you never even knew you were capable of having. Perfect. I write it down in my little notebook. MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN THE WORLD = LEIGHA-MIA. PERKY CHICK = MINDY SPARK PLUG. Then I write an observation about a weirdo from the bus. I don’t know his name yet. Unlike Mindy, he answers no questions and spends the whole class staring at his fingers. SCUZZY GUY LOVES HIS FINGERS. I hope this stuff will be on the test. CHAPTER THREE Math class follows Arterberry’s fabulous romp through … the War of 1812?
This stupid sign haunts my life. As the bus lurches to a halt, I get up, lumber swiftly down the three steps, and head toward home. But I can’t help myself and cast one last glance back. A. J. Fischels’s head is down, his shoulders slumped. He appears to be writing something in a secret notebook of his own. I would love to see that. J. so livid? Who’s throwing this big-deal party? And what does he mean by a playing card? Also, what did Mom make for dinner? Hope it’s lasagna. CHAPTER SEVEN Next day at school.
The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk