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by Vince Vawter

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Paperboy is a young adult novel by author Vince Vawter. The novel was a Newbery Medal Honor Book in Publisher: Delacorte Press.

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The book Paperboy is set in Memphis in , and 11 year old Victor, has a similar problem to James Earl Jones. The book opens with the main character telling us about himself and his life as a stutterer. Speaking is, at best, a chore, and sometimes all but impossible. Because of his speech problems, few people can - or bother to /5. This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Paperboy. Paperboy is an award winning novel by Vince Vawter. In this book, a young boy with a stutter takes over his friend Rat.

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Paperboy Characters by Vince Vawter Paperboy Character List. These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. he is encouraging and tries to share his love of books and words with Victor. He builds a friendship that promises to grow over time, rather than ending when the paper route does. He is a great teacher . Parents need to know that Newbery Honor Book Paperboy, Book Characters. See all. Great Boy Role Models. See all. Misfits and Underdogs. See all. Previous Next. For kids who love books that have won prizes. Award-Winning Books. National Book Award for Young People's Literature Winners, Finalists.