Braced

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Publisher:
Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,
Pub. Date:
2017.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.1 - AR Pts: 9
Lexile measure:
640L
Description

The first contemporary novel about a disease that bends the lives of ten percent of all teenagers: scoliosis.

Rachel Brooks is excited for the new school year. She's finally earned a place as a forward on her soccer team. Her best friends make everything fun. And she really likes Tate, and she's pretty sure he likes her back. After one last appointment with her scoliosis doctor, this will be her best year yet.

Then the doctor delivers some terrible news: The sideways curve in Rachel's spine has gotten worse, and she needs to wear a back brace twenty-three hours a day. The brace wraps her in hard plastic from shoulder blades to hips. It changes how her clothes fit, how she kicks a ball, and how everyone sees her-even her friends and Tate. But as Rachel confronts all the challenges the brace presents, the biggest change of all may lie in how she sees herself.

Written by a debut author who wore a brace of her own, Braced is the inspiring, heartfelt story of a girl learning to manage the many curves life throws her way.

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ISBN:
9780545902144
9781338166453
133816645
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.1, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
640L
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Grouping Title braced
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-14 23:41:42PM
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subject_facet Andover (Mass.) -- Fiction, Andover (Mass.) -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Massachusetts -- Andover -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Massachusetts -- Andover -- Fiction, Genetic disorders -- Juvenile fiction, Massachusetts -- Fiction, Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction, Orthopedic braces -- Fiction, Orthopedic braces -- Juvenile fiction, Scoliosis -- Fiction, Scoliosis in children -- Juvenile fiction, Self-consciousness (Sensitivity) -- Fiction, Self-consciousness (Sensitivity) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Braced
title_full Braced / Alyson Gerber
title_short Braced
topic_facet Families, Family life, Genetic disorders, Mothers and daughters, Orthopedic braces, Scoliosis, Scoliosis in children, Self-consciousness (Sensitivity)