Waiting for Normal Leslie Connor

Waiting for Normal

Author: Leslie Connor
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Book Title
Waiting for Normal
Author
Leslie Connor
ISBN
9780060890902
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 WinnerThis 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)--School Library Journal (starred review)Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Leslie ConnorPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksPublished: 02/01/2010ISBN: 9780060890902Pages: 290Weight: 0.45lbsSize: 7.60h x 5.20w x 0.74dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 120221 / Waiting for NormalReading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7

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)

--School Library Journal (starred review)

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Leslie Connor
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: 02/01/2010
ISBN: 9780060890902
Pages: 290
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.20w x 0.74d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 120221 / Waiting for Normal
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7

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)

--School Library Journal (starred review)

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Leslie Connor
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: 02/01/2010
ISBN: 9780060890902
Pages: 290
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.20w x 0.74d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 120221 / Waiting for Normal
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7