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Bluffton

My Summers With Buster

By Matt Phelan

In the summer of 1908, in Muskegon, Michigan, a visiting troupe of vaudeville performers is about the most exciting thing since baseball. They’re summering in nearby Bluffton, so Henry has a few months to ogle the elephant and the zebra, the tightrope walkers and — lo and behold — a slapstick actor his own age named Buster Keaton. The show folk say Buster is indestructible; his father throws him around as part of the act and the audience roars, while Buster never cracks a smile. Henry longs to learn to take a fall like Buster, "the human mop," but Buster just wants to play ball with Henry and his friends. With signature nostalgia, Scott O’Dell Award–winning graphic novelist Matt Phelan visualizes a bygone era with lustrous color, dynamic lines, and flawless dramatic pacing.

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

076365079X


Format: Book
Author: Phelan, Matt
Title: Bluffton : my summers with Buster / Matt Phelan.
Publisher Date: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013
Subject: Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966 -- Juvenile fiction. Vaudeville -- United States -- Juvenile fiction. Graphic novels
Isbn: 076365079X 9780763650797
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 5
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: CGN Phelan
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Bib Id: 442922

Format: Book
Author: Phelan, Matt
Title: Bluffton : my summers with Buster / Matt Phelan.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013
Description: 223 p. : ill.; 21 cm.
Subjects: Keaton, Buster, 1895-1966 -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Vaudeville -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Graphic novels
ISBN: 076365079X
ISBN: 9780763650797
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: CGN Phelan