Waiting for Normal

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
Katherine Tegen Books
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.6 X 0.74 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060890902

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About the Author

Leslie Connor is the author of several award-winning books for children, including two ALA Schneider Family Book Award winners, Waiting for Normal and The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle, which was also selected as a National Book Award finalist. Her other books include All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, Crunch, and The Things You Kiss Goodbye. She lives in the Connecticut woods with her family and three rescue dogs. You can visit her online at www.leslieconnor.com.

Reviews

"A story centered around loss, heartbreak, abandonment, and new beginnings."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"[Leslie] Connor treats the subject of child neglect with honesty and grace in this poignant story. Characters as persuasively optimistic as Addie are rare, and readers will gravitate to her."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Connor convincingly portray's Addie's beyond-her-years resourcefulness and the opposing feelings that drive her to protect the life she has while longing to be a permanent part of the 'normal' home her sisters occupy with her stepfather."--The Horn Book
*"This book persuades that good people and delighful possibilities are all around, even in the most unpromising circumstances."--KLIATT
"A heroine with spunk and spirit offers an inspiring lesson in perseverance and hope. First-rate."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)