(Alan Cole Is Not a Coward Alan Cole #1) [PDF/EBOOK] Ó Eric Bell

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review Alan Cole Is Not a Coward Alan Cole #1 ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ptional as a goldfish And scariest of all he can’t let the cute boy across the cafeteria know he has a crush on himBut when Nathan discovers Alan’s secret his older brother announces a high stakes round of Cole vs Cole Each brother must complete seven nearly impossible tasks; whoever finishes the. This review was prepared for and appears in School Library JournalAll Alan Cole has ever wanted is to blend in He takes care not to let his cafeteria tablemates Zack and Madison become his friends Alan stays uiet at the dinner table so as not to upset his irascible father and tries to avoid his brother Nathan who relentlessly bullies him One day Nathan forces Alan to play a round of Cole vs Cole in which each brother must attempt to accomplish as many of Nathan s proposed seven assignments as possible within a week The tasks are tough and include learning how to swim retrieving a slip of paper from inside a broken vending machine and receiving a first kiss If Alan loses Nathan will reveal his biggest secret to the whole school Alan is gay and has a crush on one of his male classmates With its well developed characters juxtaposition of supportive adult educators and aggressive parents and message of hope this novel feels like a contemporary version of Gary D Schmidt s The Wednesday Wars and Okay for Now Many of the book s most memorable scenes involve its lovable supporting characters including Zack a sweet kid who brings new meaning to the phrase free spirit and Madison who is named after three US presidents and feels that his name comes with a responsibility to speak as elouently as possible at all times A strong debut recommend to tweens who enjoy realistic fiction particularly readers looking for stories about LGBT kids

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review Alan Cole Is Not a Coward Alan Cole #1 ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Most wins the game If Alan doesn’t want to be outed to all of Evergreen Middle School he’s got to become the most well known kid in school get his first kiss and stand up to Dad Alan’s determined to prove to Nathan to the world to himself that this goldfish can learn to swimMay the best Cole w. 5 for ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD by EricBellSwipe for summary Wow wow wow Can t believe this is a debut novel This one started a little slow for me but once I got about 40 pages in I couldn t put it down It was at turns hilarious and desperately sad Alan is a coward in the beginningwith good reason He is bullied by everyone his dad his brother his classmates With the help of a couple of amazing loyal friends however he finds the strength to be brave in all the ways that matter I was almost cheering out loud for him by the end Must read This one will put a big grin on your face and pull all your heartstrings So glad I read it Adding this to the DMS Library on Monday bookstagram book reading bibliophile bookworm bookaholic booknerd bookgram librarian librariansfollowlibrarians librariansofinstagram booklove booktography bookstagramfeature bookish bookaddict booknerdigans booknerd ilovereading instabook futurereadylibs ISTElibs TLChat alancoleisacoward bombogenesis2018 bombcyclone snowday amreading mglit

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review Alan Cole Is Not a Coward Alan Cole #1 ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Perfect for fans of Tim Federle and Gary Schmidt this is a hilarious and poignant tale about the trials of middle school when you’re coming of age and coming outAlan Cole can’t stand up to his cruel brother Nathan He can’t escape the wrath of his demanding father who thinks he’s about as exce. I was privileged to get a chance to read an ARC of ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD and a privilege it most definitely was This book was totally different than I expected but held so much depth and heart than I could have imagined I fell in love with Alan and his tentative fledgling courage and with the larger than life characters and events that come his way Bell writes with deft sensitivity and Alan s evolution from spineless goldfish to brave unflinching hero is the kind that made me want to stand up and cheer If you re a Gary Schmidt fan I suspect you ll enjoy ALAN COLE too