How to speak dolphin

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Pub. Date:
2015.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.7 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
780L
Description

An irresistible dolphin story about a girl's struggle to help her autistic brother and herself.

Lily loves her half-brother, Adam, but she has always struggled with him, too. He's definitely on the autism spectrum - though her step-father, Don, can barely bring himself to admit it - and caring for him has forced Lily to become as much mother as sister. All Lily wants is for her step-father to acknowledge that Adam has a real issue, that they need to find some kind of program that can help him. Then maybe she can have a life of her own.

Adam's always loved dolphins, so when Don, an oncologist, hears about a young dolphin with cancer, he offers to help. He brings Lily and Adam along, and Adam and the dolphin - Nori - bond instantly.

But though Lily sees how much Adam loves Nori, she also sees that the dolphin shouldn't spend the rest of her life in captivity, away from her family. Can Adam find real help somewhere else? And can Lily help Nori regain her freedom without betraying her family?

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ISBN:
9780545676052
9780545685320
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.7, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
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subject_facet Autistic children -- Fiction
Autistic children -- Juvenile fiction
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
Dolphins -- Juvenile fiction
Families -- Fiction
Families -- Florida -- Miami -- Juvenile fiction
Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction
Miami (Fla.) -- Juvenile fiction
Responsibility -- Juvenile fiction
Stepfathers -- Fiction
Stepfathers -- Juvenile fiction
title_display How to speak dolphin
title_full How To Speak Dolphin Ginny Rorby.
How to speak dolphin / Ginny Rorby
title_short How to speak dolphin
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Brothers and sisters
Dolphins
Families
Fathers and daughters
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Responsibility
Stepfathers