Numbers by David A. Poulsen


Numbers by David A. Poulsen

Just when Andy starts to feel like he finally belongs, can he stand up to the person he trusted the most?

But maybe Andy s luck is changing and all because he is in Mr. Reztlaff s grade ten social class Mr. Retzlaff, the coolest teacher; in fact, the coolest thing about Parkerville Comprehensive. Social is awesome from day one. It s the class that looks at World War II, Hitler, and the Holocaust. It s the class Andy wants to ace and make Mr. Retzlaff proud.

But eventually Andy also begins to understand that acing the class might just have a greater cost than he s willing to pay. And when it turns out that Mr. Retzlaff might not be so cool after all, Andy is facing the most difficult decision of his life.


Numbers is a cautionary tale about the importance of questioning authority and demonstrates how easy it is to be swayed by charisma over facts lessons which need to be re-learned over and over again from one generation to the next. - AJL Review

About the Author

David A. Poulsen has been a broadcaster, teacher, football coach, and actor who spends eighty to one hundred days each year as a visiting author in schools across Canada. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Old Man, which was short-listed for the Forest of Reading White Pine award, and Numbers which won the Sakura Medal in Japan. He lives in the foothills west of Claresholm, Alberta.

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202 pages


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Publication date

26th September 2015



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