Mobile Library

Mobile Library

Large Print - 2015
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Bobby Nusku spends his nights cataloging all traces of the life his mother left behind. By day, he and his best friend Sunny hatch plans to save Bobby from schoolyard torment and his abusive father. Then Bobby encounters a peculiar girl named Rosa and her mother, Val, a lonely divorcee whose job is cleaning a mobile library. When Bobby and Val form a bond that draws unwanted attention, they all abscond in the bookmobile for a picaresque adventure across England.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781410477187
Characteristics: 349 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.


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CRRL_MegRaymond Jul 25, 2017

The story of Bobby, his old friend Sonny, and his new friend Rosa. Val, Rosa’s mother, takes them on an adventure in a stolen bookmobile.

Jun 01, 2016

An absolutely heartwarming tale of an abused boy who gets to escape his life and go on a voyage into literature and adventure. Super sweet and a must for anyone who loves books/reading (so basically everyone on this site).

Jul 23, 2015

Excellent story . very touching and heartfelt . Quite enjoyed this book.

madison382 May 30, 2015

Did not like this one as much as I liked Bed.

Mar 23, 2015

A wonderful and clever story told in the tradition of a Roald Dahl novel for adults.

Mar 03, 2015

Wow. A definite must. I will buy for my personal library.

This is not what you may think it is; such depth of feeling, study of what is truly family, love and friendship, mostly told through a child's eyes.

Forget the riff raff and the abuse - that's a sub-theme throughout and is just surface pain. It is the true stuff that shines through and prevails.


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Jun 02, 2016

"'We had an adventure[.] [...] That's all we ever promised to do.'"


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