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Itch

Itch, the debut middle grade novel by Polly Farquhar, explores a familiar theme — the desire to fit in — through a distinctive, endearing lens.

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Review of ‘Itch’

Isaac Fitch’s family aren’t big Buckeyes fans. Their house doesn’t have an Ohio State flag waving above the front door, and Isaac doesn’t bleed scarlet and gray like the other 6th graders in his small Ohio town. But rooting for the wrong team is not his only problem.  

His mom is far away, working…

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