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All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

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All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth --- and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home. When Perry moves to the “outside” world, he feels trapped. Desperate to be reunited with his mom, Perry goes on a quest for answers about her past crime. As he gets closer to the truth, he will discover that love makes people resilient no matter where they come from...but can he find a way to tell everyone what home truly means?

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All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook
by Leslie Connor

  • Publication Date: December 5, 2017
  • Genres: Children's 8-12, Family Life, Mystery
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
  • ISBN-10: 006233347X
  • ISBN-13: 9780062333476


Beth from Carmel, IN
Carol from Denville, NJ
Jill from Columbus, NE
Kera from Edmond, OK
Martha from San Antonio, TX
Nadine from Riverton, UT
Sarah from Eau Claire, WI
Sondra from Waynesboro, TN
Steph from Duluth, MN
Vera from Goose Creek, SC