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by Hautman, Pete, 1952-

Format: Print Book 2017
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Summary
Competitive eating vies with family expectations in a funny, heartfelt novel for middle-grade readers by National Book Award winner Pete Hautman.

David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes and thirty-six seconds. Not bad. But he knows he can do better. In fact, he'll have to do better: he's going to compete in the Super Pigorino Bowl, the world's greatest pizza-eating contest, and he has to win it, because he borrowed his mom's credit card and accidentally spent $2,000 on it. So he really needs that prize money. Like, yesterday. As if training to be a competitive eater weren't enough, he's also got to keep an eye on his little brother, Mal (who, if the family believed in labels, would be labeled autistic, but they don't, so they just label him Mal). And don't even get started on the new weirdness going on between his two best friends, Cyn and HeyMan. Master talent Pete Hautman has cooked up a rich narrative shot through with equal parts humor and tenderness, and the result is a middle-grade novel too delicious to put down.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* Jack-of-all-genres Hautman turns to the mouthwatering, madcap world of competitive eating. Narrator David admires the greats: Joey Chestnut, who can down 70 dogs in 10 minutes; Takeru Kobayashi, a Guinness Record-holding lightweight; and his personal favorite, Jooky Garofalo who legendarily lost a Nathan's Famous championship by one single half dog. David can't believe when Jooky's unfinished dog appears on auction site BuyBuy.com. And he's floored when his bid for the piece of history wins. Unfortunately, one mistyped decimal point means BuyBuy just charged $2,000 not $20 to his mother's credit card. David may be able to inhale a single pizza in under five minutes, but to win the Super Pigorino Bowl's $5,000 grand prize and repay his mom he'll have to train like never before. More than a story of stomach-shattering determination, this is also an unflinching exploration of David's bond with little brother Mal, who, though their mother forbids the label, has been diagnosed with autism. With crystalline prose, delectable detail, rip-roaring humor, and larger-than-life characters, Hautman gracefully examines what it means to be a friend, a family member, and, through it all, a kid trying to do the right thing. Readers will race to devour it, but like Papa Pigorino's colossal BDT pizzas, this infectious tale is a thing to be savored.--Shemroske, Briana Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Hautman (Eden West) is both funny and uplifting in this good-natured story of incoming high school freshman David Miller, whose chief talent is the ability to eat an entire pizza in under five minutes. When an accidental charge to his mother's credit card puts him $2,000 in the hole, David attempts to earn the money back by winning the Super Pigorino Bowl, a pizza-eating contest. To compete with the nation's fastest eaters, he must train through the summer and somehow find time to babysit his younger brother, Mal, who would probably be labeled autistic if the boys' mother allowed labels. David's sardonic musings-about everything from life in Vacaville, Iowa, to the growing weirdness between his friends Cyn and HeyMan-are authentic, humorous, and endearing. It's impossible not to root for David as he devours pizzas, burgers, and even cabbage in substantial quantities, and even less possible not to dig his relationship with potato-chip-loving, twig-collecting Mal. Hautman offers lots of great takeaways about loyalty, friendship, and perseverance, wrapped in a wholly enjoyable story about a kid who, in the end, just loves to eat pizza. Ages 10-14. (Sept.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Competitive eating -- Juvenile fiction.
Contests -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers -- Juvenile fiction.
Autism -- Juvenile fiction.
Competitive eating -- Fiction.
Contests -- Fiction.
Brothers -- Fiction.
Autism -- Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Publisher Somerville, Massachusetts :2017
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 278 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780763690700
0763690708
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