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The absolute value of Mike

by Kathryn Erskine

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Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Fourteen-year-old Mike, whose father is a brilliant mathematician but who has no math aptitude himself, spends the summer in rural Pennsylvania with his elderly and eccentric relatives Moo and Poppy, helping the townspeople raise money to adopt a Romanian orphan.

Edition Notes

StatementKathryn Erskine
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.E7388 Ab 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24552633M
ISBN 109780399255052
LC Control Number2010013333
OCLC/WorldCa634737350

  Enter Mike, carrying a story of lost possibility. “The Absolute Value of Mike” is a comedy about deadly serious things. It is also decidedly more comic than either of Kathryn Erskine’s two. In the process, Mike learns that appearances are rarely dependable, but that he can depend upon himself, and that a person's absolute value is measured in the people who care for you.” — Elizabeth Anker, Alamosa Books, Albuquerque, NM.

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The Absolute Value of Mike is a coming of age story with some very funny quirky characters that drive 14 year old protagonist, Mike, nuts. They also teach him what true friendship is, what family is and what community is. Mike is an "every-teen". He is not academically strong, but he likes to learn and is popular.

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Mike tries so hard to please his father but the only language Dad seems to speak is calculus. THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF MIKE by Kathryn Erskine ‧ RELEASE DATE: June 9, Sent to stay with octogenarian relatives for the summer, year-old Mike ends up coordinating a community drive to raise $40, for the adoption of a Romanian orphan.

Ultimately, The Absolute Value of Mike is a fun, feel-good read, and a story about the many manifestations of love, the importance of family, and finding your individual worth. It might be a little far-fetched, but I felt it was well worth the time it took to read.

The Absolute Value of Mike by Kathryn Erskine,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). The Absolute Value of Mike by Kathryn Erskine Released June 9, Mike takes care of his father, who is a rather absent-minded mathematical genius.

But Mike is definitely not mathematical, despite his father’s hopes. When Mike’s father decides to send him to spend the summer with distant relatives in rural Pennsylvania to work on.

- Buy The Absolute Value of Mike book online at best prices in India on Read The Absolute Value of Mike book reviews & author details and more at /5(20). Absolute Value of Mike - A Book And A Hug "I will be in Romania for six weeks this summer," is the bomb that Mike's dad drops as summer is just getting started.

So, where does that leave Mike. Turns out he's going to live with his grandparents the parents of his deceased mother. About The Absolute Value of Mike From the author of Mockingbird, a National Book Award winner. Mike tries so hard to please his father, but the only language his dad seems to speak is calculus.

And for a boy with a math learning disability, nothing could be more difficult. The Absolute Value of Mike – Absolutely Worth Reading Today, we are thrilled to offer what we can only hope is our first of many book recommendations.

This comes from michigan student Susan LaMoreaux, one of the most prolific readers (and writers!) we know. And laughing, and finding out that things are not always what they seem. And I love learning without even realizing I’m learning. That’s why I write the books I do, like The Absolute Value of Mike.

I hope you like Mike and see that he has value, just like all. Following her National Book Award win for Mockingbird, Erskine tries her hand at comedy with this story of an undervalued boy learning his considerable worth. The Absolute Value of Mike. Kathryn Erskine won the National Book Award for her mesmerizing novel Mockingbird.

In The Absolute Value of Mike, a young man grows up during an unlikely adventure. Despite his best efforts, Mike has a hard time communicating with his calculus-loving father—and having a 3/5. Erskine’s name might sound familiar to you and that would be because she also wrote Mockingbird, which I reviewed here.

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The Absolute Value of Mike: Home; Bibliography; Characters. Michael Einstein Frost Michael, or Mike, is the son of the genius, James Elliot Frost. However, Mike has dyscalculia, and cannot meet his dad's high expectations, no matter how hard he's tried for the past fourteen years.

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Book Review & Recommendation -I think this book is very good, and I give it stars out of 5. -I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a humorous story. The Absolute Value of Mike Climax -When Mike leaves the airport, Moo didn`t know where the right plane terminal was.

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Despite his best efforts, Mike has a hard time communicating with his calculus-loving father - and having a math learning disability certainly doesn’t help.