Accidents Of Nature
Written by Harriet Mcbryde Johnson
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Shortlisted for the Young Minds Award 2008.
A hard hitting but heartwarming story to change everyone's view of disability forever. Jean has cerebral palsy but her parents have always made her think that the goal was to be as 'normal' as normal as possible. Ten days at summer camp changes all that when Jean meets Sara and begins to think quite differently about being 'different'.
Accidents Of Nature by Harriet Mcbryde Johnson
Seventeen-year-old Jean has cerebral palsy and gets around in a wheelchair, but she's always believed she's just the same as everyone else. She arrives at Camp Courage and meets Sara. Sara has radical theories about how people fit into society. As Jean joins a community unlike any she has ever imagined, she comes to question her old beliefs.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 12
Harriet Mcbryde Johnson
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Andersen Press Ltd
3rd April 2008
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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