How to Beat the Bully Without Really Trying (Paperback, Reprint ed.)


When luck gives a new kid a false reputation as a tough guy, can he find the strength to live up to his image?
Rodney Rathbone is a self-admitted coward. Things scare him, and he can't help it. So naturally he's terrified when he moves to a new town and the bully is ready to pounce. But just as Rodney is about to flee, a baseball flies in from out of nowhere and knocks out the bully. Now everyone thinks Rodney's invincible--when really he feels just the opposite. Can he figure out how to live up to his new reputation and make friends along the way?
Told with warmth and heart, this debut novel from a middle-school teacher will speak to the hidden insecurities--and strengths--of every middle-grade reader.

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When luck gives a new kid a false reputation as a tough guy, can he find the strength to live up to his image?
Rodney Rathbone is a self-admitted coward. Things scare him, and he can't help it. So naturally he's terrified when he moves to a new town and the bully is ready to pounce. But just as Rodney is about to flee, a baseball flies in from out of nowhere and knocks out the bully. Now everyone thinks Rodney's invincible--when really he feels just the opposite. Can he figure out how to live up to his new reputation and make friends along the way?
Told with warmth and heart, this debut novel from a middle-school teacher will speak to the hidden insecurities--and strengths--of every middle-grade reader.

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Product Details

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Imprint

Paula Wiseman Books

Country of origin

United States

Release date

2013

Availability

Expected to ship within 7 - 11 working days

First published

2013

Authors

Dimensions

193 x 130 x 20mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback - B-format

Pages

272

Edition

Reprint ed.

ISBN-13

978-1-4424-8473-3

Barcode

9781442484733

Categories

LSN

1-4424-8473-X



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