Absolutely normal chaos

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"By turns sarcastic, tender, and irreverent, this will quickly make its way into the hands of readers who loved Walk Two Moons." --Kirkus

This beloved prequel to bestselling author Sharon Creech's Newbery Medal winner Walk Two Moons chronicles the life of a thirteen-year-old during her most chaotic and romantic summer ever via journal entries, filled with hilarious observations on love, death, and the confusing mechanics of holding hands.

Mary Lou is less than excited about her assignment to keep a journal over the summer. Boring! Then cousin Carl Ray comes to stay with her family, and what starts out as the dull dog days of summer quickly turns into the wildest roller-coaster ride of all time.

Named one of the New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing!

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9780064406321
9780061972430
9780060269920
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subject_facet Cousins -- Juvenile fiction, Death -- Juvenile fiction, Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction, Homesickness -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Absolutely normal chaos
title_full Absolutely Normal Chaos, Absolutely normal chaos / Sharon Creech
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topic_facet Cousins, Death, Fathers and sons, Homesickness, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature