- Author:Tony Abbott
- Brand:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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- Sales Rank:27,651
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Age:8 - 12 years
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):7.6 x 5.5 x 0.4
- Publication Date:June 1, 2007
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"This novel may be brief, but it leaves a big impact."
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Tom's a normal seventh-grader, negotiating a slightly prickly stage in his long friendship with Jeff...The arrival of new girl Jessica Feeney, however, changes everything; Jessica, who is attending a local hospital for treatment, has been badly burned by a fire, and her terrible disfigurement shocks the class into confusion. This isn't the usual book about adjustment to difference; instead, Abbott brilliantly explores the kids' struggle to manage the intrusion of abnormality in their lives...this is a thoughtful exploration of a brief interlude's lasting impact."
-The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
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