Sport by Louise Fitzhugh audiobook

Sport

By Louise Fitzhugh
Read by Anne Bobby

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The Harriet the Spy Series: Book 3

4.42 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780804168489

Eleven-year-old Sport Rocque is living a happy life, keeping his father?s absentmindedness under control, and managing the family budget. When Kate, Sport?s new?and nice?stepmother enters the picture, things couldn?t be better. Then comes the news: Sport?s wealthy grandfather has just died and Sport is a multimillionaire.    But millions of dollars equals millions of problems, as Sport soon discovers when his mother returns and kidnaps him to double her share of the inheritance! Life at the Plaza Hotel is no fun when you?re a prisoner. Will Sport manage to return his life to normal? Praise for Harriet the Spy® and Her Friends   Harriet the Spy® “Harriet is . . . wholly relatable whether you’re eleven or several times that age.”—EW.com   Harriet Spies Again By Louise Fitzhugh and Helen Ericson Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Novel “Ericson has perfectly captured the voice and pacing of Fitzhugh’s original novel in a seamless rendering of a fresh, enjoyable story for today’s readers.” —School Library Journal Harriet the Spy, Double Agent By Louise Fitzhugh and Maya Gold “Harriet the Spy is back, and Gold does a credible job of maintaining the special character and her crusty charm.” —Booklist The Long Secret [STAR] “Written with subtlety, compassion, and [Louise Fitzhugh’s] remarkable ability to see inside the minds of children.” —School Library Journal, Starred   Sport [STAR] “A worthy successor to Harriet the Spy—and that is high tribute.” —Booklist, Starred

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Summary

Summary

Eleven-year-old Sport Rocque is living a happy life, keeping his father?s absentmindedness under control, and managing the family budget. When Kate, Sport?s new?and nice?stepmother enters the picture, things couldn?t be better. Then comes the news: Sport?s wealthy grandfather has just died and Sport is a multimillionaire.    But millions of dollars equals millions of problems, as Sport soon discovers when his mother returns and kidnaps him to double her share of the inheritance! Life at the Plaza Hotel is no fun when you?re a prisoner. Will Sport manage to return his life to normal? Praise for Harriet the Spy® and Her Friends   Harriet the Spy® “Harriet is . . . wholly relatable whether you’re eleven or several times that age.”—EW.com   Harriet Spies Again By Louise Fitzhugh and Helen Ericson Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Novel “Ericson has perfectly captured the voice and pacing of Fitzhugh’s original novel in a seamless rendering of a fresh, enjoyable story for today’s readers.” —School Library Journal Harriet the Spy, Double Agent By Louise Fitzhugh and Maya Gold “Harriet the Spy is back, and Gold does a credible job of maintaining the special character and her crusty charm.” —Booklist The Long Secret [STAR] “Written with subtlety, compassion, and [Louise Fitzhugh’s] remarkable ability to see inside the minds of children.” —School Library Journal, Starred   Sport [STAR] “A worthy successor to Harriet the Spy—and that is high tribute.” —Booklist, Starred

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Those who love Harriet the Spy novels will enjoy her friend, Sport.” Children’s Literature
“[A] sharp perception of exactly what it is like to be young in a world of grown-ups.” New York Times Book Review
“A worth success to Harriet the Spy—and that is a high tribute.” Booklist (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Louise Fitzhugh

Author Bio: Louise Fitzhugh

Louis Fitzhugh (1928–1974) was a children’s author and illustrator. She is best remembered for her Harriet the Spy books, which have been acclaimed as milestones of children’s literature.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.42
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English