Fb2 Waiting for Normal ePub
by Leslie Connor
|Category:||Growing Up and Facts of Life|
|Publisher:||Katherine Tegen Books; 1 edition (February 5, 2008)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1660 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1852 kb|
|Digital formats:||mbr doc docx rtf|
Chapter 33: Waiting for Normal. Chapter 34: Jingle All the Way. Chapter 35: Another Thing to Borrow.
Waiting for normal, . Waiting for Normal, . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17. Marley, this one is for you. contents. Chapter 33: Waiting for Normal.
Leslie Connor has done a wonderful job of creating a character to care about.
Waiting for Normal book. Leslie Connor is a fantastic author who draws out her readers' understanding of the characters simply- through their actions. Her writing is straightforward and sincere. She has given Addie uncharacteristic optimism for a child in such sad circumstances.
Addie is waiting for normal. Leslie Connor has created an inspiring novel about one girl's giant spirit. waiting for normal is a heartwarming gem. But Addie's mom has an all-or-nothing approach to life: a food fiesta or an empty pantry, jubilation or gloom, her way or no way. All or nothing never adds up to normal. All or nothing can't bring you all to home, which is exactly where Addie longs to be, with her half sisters, every day. In spite of life's twists and turns, Addie remains optimistic. Someday, maybe, she'll find normal. Kids.
Mommers happened to be home the night Dwight called and she flat out refused to let him have me. Of course, she did that just to rip Dwight but I was relieved that there wasn’t a fight over it.
Leslie Connor dered if that meant that Dwight wouldn’t ask again. I ignored the goosh in my gut. Mommers and I put away the groceries together. I counted meals as we worked. One jar of applesauce goes with two cans of baked beans and makes four meals. One loaf of bread is eighteen slices including the heels- Hey! You must be mooching off your friends at the chubby-mart.
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
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 ww. eslieconnor. Библиографические данные. Harper Collins, 2009.
Waiting for Normal is a young adult novel by Leslie Connor. A neglected and lonely sixth-grader, Addie, has just moved into a trailer with her troubled mother
Waiting for Normal is a young adult novel by Leslie Connor. A neglected and lonely sixth-grader, Addie, has just moved into a trailer with her troubled mother. Once she has gotten over the move, Addie befriends some girls at school and a large lady named Soula who runs the minimart. Time passes, and Addie's stepfather and two half-sisters visit less frequently than she'd like.
Would you say "Waiting for normal" by Leslie Connor is middle or high school level? . Best Answer: According the Accelerated Reader system, that books is a . level. This is most likely based on just the difficulty of the words and vocabulary, not the subject matter of the book. level is third grade almost fourth.
Yearning for a "normal" life, Addie's shaken when her stepfather and sisters move away leaving her on her . In the end, her positive attitude and ability to find happiness make all the difference as she patiently waits for "normal.
Yearning for a "normal" life, Addie's shaken when her stepfather and sisters move away leaving her on her own with her moody mother who disappears for days. Disappointed and alone, Addie realistically makes the best of a bad situation.
"A moving story of resilience and hope in which a 12-year-old girl faces the difficulties of living with her mother's mental illness but never gives up trying and hoping for a better future. A contemporary story with themes that are appealing to older pre-teen readers edging towards young adult reads." - Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor
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)