B.U.G. (Big Ugly Guy)

B.U.G. (Big Ugly Guy)

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Sammy Greenberg would rather talk back to The Boyz--a gang of bullies at his school--and get his head stuck in the toilet than constantly be afraid. But when his friend Skink gets beaten up so badly that he has to go to the hospital, Sammy thinks he may be in over his head. He decides to build a golem--a mythical protector from Jewish folklore, made of clay and animated by the ineffable name of God. But this monster doesn't just protect him and Skink from The Boyz, he is also a great drummer for their rock-jazz-klezmer fusion band! But golems come with warnings. They will protect you until they don't.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 328 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 33.02mm | 453.59g
  • English
  • 0525422382
  • 9780525422389
  • 2,213,992

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"It's funny and scary and thrilling"--Kirkus
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About Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. She has written over 300 books, been given six honorary doctorates in literature, and won numerous awards.
Adam Stemple is an author and professional musician. He and Jane have co-authored several stories together.
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43 ratings
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4 26% (11)
3 44% (19)
2 14% (6)
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