The Next Great Paulie Fink

The Next Great Paulie Fink

Ali Benjamin / Jun 26, 2019

The Next Great Paulie Fink When Caitlyn Breen enters the tiny Mitchell School in rural Mitchell Vermont she is a complete outsider the seventh grade has just ten other kids and they ve known each other since kindergarten Her

  • Title: The Next Great Paulie Fink
  • Author: Ali Benjamin
  • ISBN: 0316380881
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When Caitlyn Breen enters the tiny Mitchell School in rural Mitchell, Vermont, she is a complete outsider the seventh grade has just ten other kids, and they ve known each other since kindergarten Her classmates are in for a shock of their own Paulie Fink the class clown, oddball, troublemaker, and evil genius is gone this year As stories of Paulie s hijinks unfold, When Caitlyn Breen enters the tiny Mitchell School in rural Mitchell, Vermont, she is a complete outsider the seventh grade has just ten other kids, and they ve known each other since kindergarten Her classmates are in for a shock of their own Paulie Fink the class clown, oddball, troublemaker, and evil genius is gone this year As stories of Paulie s hijinks unfold, his legend builds, until they realize there s only one way to fill the Paulie sized hole in their class They ll find their next great Paulie Fink through a reality show style competition, to be judged by the only objective person around Caitlyn, who never even met Paulie Fink Who was this kid, anyway prankster, performance artist, philosopher, or fool Caitlyn s quest to understand Paulie is about to teach her about herself than she ever imagined.Told via multiple voices, interviews, and other documents, The Next Great Paulie Fink is a lighthearted yet surprisingly touching exploration of how we build up and tear down our own myths about others, our communities, and ourselves Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 368 pages Expected publication April 16th 2019 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers More Details ISBN 0316380881 ISBN13 9780316380881 Edition Language English Other Editions 3 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin Release date Apr 16, 2019 Enter to win one of five advance reader copies of THE NEXT GREAT PAULIE FINK by Ali Benjamin Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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    Lists with This Book Middle Grade Novels of 2019 331 books 195 voters More lists with this book Community Reviews Showing 1 52 Rating details Sort Default Filter Jan 11, 2019 Kristen Beverly rated it really liked it Shelves received from publisher I think this will be a great book for its target audience middle graders and will be a bit difficult for older fans of the author to read It s got a lot of really great lessons for kids flag 2 likesLike see review View 1 comment Nov 28, 2018 Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves children s school age This book is a lot of fun The rather unrealistic story of one memorable class of seventh grade students, their teachers, and their idolized former classmate Although many of the events in the book are quite far fetched the characters reactions are extremely plausible Additionally, at the heart of the book is an important message about the way we view others and the way our perceptions are limited I especially appreciated how one clever teacher managed to incorporate Ancient Greek history in This book is a lot of fun The rather unrealistic story of one memorable class of seventh grade students, their teachers, and their idolized former classmate Although many of the events in the book are quite far fetched the characters reactions are extremely plausible Additionally, at the heart of the book is an important message about the way we view others and the way our perceptions are limited I especially appreciated how one clever teacher managed to incorporate Ancient Greek history into her lessons and, in turn, into this novel Although this book bears no resemblance to The Thing About Jellyfish, Ali Benjamin has managed, yet again, to flex her writing prowess in the form of a middle grade novel that both delights and educates flag 1 likeLike see review Sep 23, 2018 Gerard Villegas rated it liked it Shelves action, celebrity, children, coming_of_age, crime, controversial, disorder, dysfunction, family, faves Not up to the same emotional riveting story of The Thing About Jellyfish but a sweet read nonetheless A small town that has been facing an economic recession for years is trying to save their failing school by bringing in a reality show competition to generate finances and attention to their rural town A new student named Caitlyn is chosen to step into the footsteps left behind by the legendary prankster Paulie Fink and possibly judge this ridiculous contest Told in interviews, news articles, Not up to the same emotional riveting story of The Thing About Jellyfish but a sweet read nonetheless A small town that has been facing an economic recession for years is trying to save their failing school by bringing in a reality show competition to generate finances and attention to their rural town A new student named Caitlyn is chosen to step into the footsteps left behind by the legendary prankster Paulie Fink and possibly judge this ridiculous contest Told in interviews, news articles, and personal narratives, the book reveals a determined town trying to unite and keep a struggling community from disappearing Though the book displayed some promise and potential, I found myself hoping for in order to get absorbed into the story Sadly, I didn t find myself doing that Still, I found the book okay flag Like see review Jan 31, 2019 Jennifer rated it really liked it Caitlyn has a hard time adjusting to rural life when her mother uproots her from her life to move to Vermont and she starts school in a tiny, very unconventional class In addition to being the new kid, she can t stop hearing stories about a mysterious, ultimate prankster named Paulie Fink who has curiously not returned to school for the new year Just when it seems Caitlyn can t take it any, the students decide to have a reality show style contest to anoint the next great Paulie Fink and sh Caitlyn has a hard time adjusting to rural life when her mother uproots her from her life to move to Vermont and she starts school in a tiny, very unconventional class In addition to being the new kid, she can t stop hearing stories about a mysterious, ultimate prankster named Paulie Fink who has curiously not returned to school for the new year Just when it seems Caitlyn can t take it any, the students decide to have a reality show style contest to anoint the next great Paulie Fink and she s the judge Benjamin has written a book that young readers will find a lot of fun and they might learn a little something about the ancient Greeks too Review from galley flag Like see review Jan 15, 2019 Cordelia rated it liked it Goats, Soccer, kleos What could you want in a school Oh yeah Paulie Fink The unusual school setting is perfect place to host the next big reality show Winner gets kleos kleos, answer the students learn, means being remembered that I was this book has asked, how much do we really know about people who supposedly have kleos This book sends positive messages about being yourself And certainly deserves kleos flag Like see review Nov 17, 2018 Elese rated it really liked it Shelves middle grade After a slow start, I quite liked this book A book about dismantling the unwritten rules that dominate middle school social life if only we all had had a school with the ethos of the Mitchell Academy for the middle school years flag Like see review Jan 23, 2019 Melinda rated it it was amazing Devoured this near perfect little book Will try to remember to write a better review once it s published I loved the author s first book and I think this one could have even broader appeal flag Like see review Janday rated it it was amazing Oct 22, 2018 Feb 01, 2019 Mitastouch rated it it was amazing Who really knows who Paulie Fink is Who really knows who anyone is Using Greek philosophy and reality TV show philosophy a group of 7th graders discover just who they really are flag Like see review Nicole rated it really liked it Dec 23, 2018 Nov 08, 2018 Monica Edinger added it I enjoyed this Liked the idea of the absent Paulie being revered and the clever notion of a contest to replace him Completely engaging and an entertaining read flag Like see review Lara Ivey rated it really liked it Jan 19, 2019 David rated it it was amazing Jan 07, 2019 Melissa rated it did not like it Aug 12, 2018 Dee rated it really liked it Nov 05, 2018 Kari Healy rated it really liked it Dec 05, 2018 Caroline rated it really liked it Jan 05, 2019 Victoria rated it it was amazing Dec 21, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Gracie rated it liked it It is ok flag Like see review Lauren rated it really liked it Jan 04, 2019 Anna rated it liked it Nov 27, 2018 Leah CL rated it liked it Nov 15, 2018 Megan marked it as to read Aug 10, 2018 Melissa marked it as to read Aug 10, 2018 Katie marked it as to read Aug 10, 2018 Emily Myhren marked it as to read Aug 10, 2018 Laura marked it as to read Aug 10, 2018 The Leftover marked it as to read Aug 11, 2018 Megan Truax marked it as to read Aug 11, 2018 Noor marked it as to read Aug 11, 2018 LeeAnn 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        Ali Benjamin has written for the Boston Globe Magazine, Martha Stewart s Whole Living, and Sesame Street She is the co writer for HIV teen Paige Rawl s coming of age memoir, Positive, which will be a lead title for Harper Teen this coming Fall, and which will feature an introduction by Jay Asher She is a member of the New England Science Writers See at Ali Benjamin has written for the Boston Globe Magazine, Martha Stewart s Whole Living, and Sesame Street She is the co writer for HIV teen Paige Rawl s coming of age memoir, Positive, which will be a lead title for Harper Teen this coming Fall, and which will feature an introduction by Jay Asher She is a member of the New England Science Writers See at


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    1. I think this will be a great book for its target audience middle graders and will be a bit difficult for older fans of the author to read It s got a lot of really great lessons for kids.


    2. This book is a lot of fun The rather unrealistic story of one memorable class of seventh grade students, their teachers, and their idolized former classmate Although many of the events in the book are quite far fetched the characters reactions are extremely plausible Additionally, at the heart of the book is an important message about the way we view others and the way our perceptions are limited I especially appreciated how one clever teacher managed to incorporate Ancient Greek history in This [...]


    3. Not up to the same emotional riveting story of The Thing About Jellyfish but a sweet read nonetheless A small town that has been facing an economic recession for years is trying to save their failing school by bringing in a reality show competition to generate finances and attention to their rural town A new student named Caitlyn is chosen to step into the footsteps left behind by the legendary prankster Paulie Fink and possibly judge this ridiculous contest Told in interviews, news articles, No [...]


    4. Caitlyn has a hard time adjusting to rural life when her mother uproots her from her life to move to Vermont and she starts school in a tiny, very unconventional class In addition to being the new kid, she can t stop hearing stories about a mysterious, ultimate prankster named Paulie Fink who has curiously not returned to school for the new year Just when it seems Caitlyn can t take it any, the students decide to have a reality show style contest to anoint the next great Paulie Fink and sh Caitl [...]


    5. Goats, Soccer, kleos What could you want in a school Oh yeah Paulie Fink The unusual school setting is perfect place to host the next big reality show Winner gets kleos kleos, answer the students learn, means being remembered that I was this book has asked, how much do we really know about people who supposedly have kleos This book sends positive messages about being yourself And certainly deserves kleos


    6. After a slow start, I quite liked this book A book about dismantling the unwritten rules that dominate middle school social life if only we all had had a school with the ethos of the Mitchell Academy for the middle school years.


    7. Devoured this near perfect little book Will try to remember to write a better review once it s published I loved the author s first book and I think this one could have even broader appeal.


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