What Happened on Planet Kid

By Jane Leslie Conly
Read by Kate Forbes

4.96 Hours 11/09/2016 unabridged
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At her aunt and uncle’s farm in the summer of 1958, 12-year-old Dawn and her new friend Charlotte create their own private world: Planet Kid. Away from whiny brothers and nosy neighbor boys, they pass one carefree day after another. But as dark secrets from the adult world creep into Planet Kid, Dawn must make some tough choices-choices that could mean life or death for her friend. In this moving, insightful novel, Newbery Honor author Jane Leslie Conly captures both the innocent simplicity and the haunting complexity of growing up.

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At her aunt and uncle’s farm in the summer of 1958, 12-year-old Dawn and her new friend Charlotte create their own private world: Planet Kid. Away from whiny brothers and nosy neighbor boys, they pass one carefree day after another. But as dark secrets from the adult world creep into Planet Kid, Dawn must make some tough choices-choices that could mean life or death for her friend. In this moving, insightful novel, Newbery Honor author Jane Leslie Conly captures both the innocent simplicity and the haunting complexity of growing up.

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Author Bio: Jane Leslie Conly

Jane Leslie Conly’s first novel, Rasco and the Rats of NIMH, an ALA Booklist Children’s Editors Choice, and its sequel, R-T, Margaret and the Rats of NIMH, were included on a multitude of state library master lists. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed Trout Summer (an ALA Notable Children’s Book and Best Book for Young Adults) and the Newbery Honor Book Crazy Lady! She lives in Baltimore.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.96
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English