Rules (Scholastic Gold)

Cynthia Lord (Author)
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Description

Rules joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!

Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants on in public" -- in order to head off David's embarrassing behaviors.

But the summer Catherine meets Jason, a surprising, new sort-of friend, and Kristi, the next-door friend she's always wished for, it's her own shocking behavior that turns everything upside down and forces her to ask: What is normal?

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Scholastic Paperbacks
Publish Date
September 01, 2008
Pages
200
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.7 X 7.3 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780439443838

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About the Author

Cynthia Lord is the award-winning author of Rules, a Newbery Honor Book and a Schneider Family Book Award winner, as well as the critically acclaimed Half a Chance and A Handful of Stars. She made her picture-book debut with Hot Rod Hamster, which won several awards, including the Parents' Choice Award, and is the author of the Shelter Pet Squad chapter book series. She lives in Maine with her family. Visit her at cynthialord.com.

Reviews

Praise for Rules

Newbery Honor book
Schneider Family Book Award
ALA Notable Book Selection

"Catherine is an endearing narrator who tells her story with both humor and heartbreak... A lovely, warm read, and a great discussion starter." -- School Library Journal