Waiting for normal

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Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
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School Library Journal Best Book * ALA Notable Children's Book * New York Public Library's "One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing" * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best * Cooperative Children's Book Center Choice * Connecticut Book Award Winner * American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award Winner

This poignant and joyful novel is filled with meaningful moments and emotional resonance.

Addie is waiting for normal. But Addie's mother has an all-or-nothing approach to life: a food fiesta or an empty pantry, her way or no way.

Addie's mother is bipolar, and she often neglects Addie. All-or-nothing never adds up to normal, and it can't bring Addie home, where she wants to be with her half-sisters and her stepfather. But Addie never stops hoping that one day, maybe, she'll find normal.

"A heroine with spunk and spirit offers an inspiring lesson in perseverance and hope. First-rate." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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9780060890902
9781456104924
9780061881640
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.7, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
570L
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Grouping Title waiting for normal
Grouping Author connor leslie
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-03-17 22:59:29PM
Last Indexed 2019-03-18 01:00:57AM

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title_display Waiting for normal
title_full Waiting for Normal, Waiting for normal / Leslie Connor, Waiting for normal [electronic resource] / Leslie Connor
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