Deep Water

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Product Details
Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781665935067

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About the Author
Jamie Sumner is the author of Roll with It, Time to Roll, Rolling On, Tune It Out, One Kid's Trash, The Summer of June, Maid for It, Deep Water, and Please Pay Attention. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other publications. She loves stories that celebrate the grit and beauty in all kids. She is also the mother of a son with cerebral palsy and has written extensively about parenting a child with special needs. She and her family live in Nashville, Tennessee. Visit her at Jamie-Sumner.com.
Reviews
"Each mile not only propels the race forward but delves deeper into Tully's life story, drawing readers into her struggles and emotions. . . A wonderful read that will resonate with athletes, those navigating family challenges, and even reluctant readers; a strong addition to all middle grade library collections." --School Library Journal
? "Sumner sensitively maps a troubled relationship . . . The author vividly renders the extreme efforts required to finish the long swim, giving Tully's inner progress like length and depth . . . Readers will be swept up in the currents and undercurrents."--Booklist, STARRED REVIEW
★ "Sumner sensitively maps a troubled relationship . . . The author vividly renders the extreme efforts required to finish the long swim, giving Tully's inner progress like length and depth . . . Readers will be swept up in the currents and undercurrents."--Booklist, STARRED REVIEW
"[In] this carefully crafted verse novel . . . Sumner compassionately examines the effects that living with a parent managing mental health challenges can have on a child."--Publishers Weekly
"Packs a powerful punch."--Kirkus Reviews