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The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives listeners an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who's ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn't fit in. "Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid." Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions. She is afraid to ask for help; after all, how can you cure dumb? However, her newest teacher Mr. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid underneath the trouble maker. With his help, Ally learns not to be so hard on herself and that dyslexia is nothing to be ashamed of. As her confidence grows, Ally feels free to be herself and the world starts opening up with possibilities. She discovers that there's a lot more to her-and to everyone-than a label, and that great minds don't always think alike.Show more
De la autora de Como pez en el árbol, bestseller del New York Times, llega esta hermosa historia sobre aprender a amar a la familia que se tiene. A Delsie le encanta saber cuál será el estado del tiempo; últimamente, sin embargo, parece que las tormentas están en su propia vida. Siempre ha vivido con su bondadosa abuela, pero ahora mira su realidad de manera diferente y quisiera poder tener una «familia normal». Delsie también percibe otros cambios en el aire: el más doloroso es la sensación de haber perdido a una amiga. Por fortuna, tiene vecinos que la apoyan y a Ronan, un nuevo amigo, muy amable y valiente, al que también le pesan sus propias pérdidas. Mientras Ronan y Delsie recorren Cape Cod en sus aventuras, ambos aprenden lo que significa estar enojado en lugar de triste, sentirse roto en lugar de completo y abandonado en lugar de amado. Y que, juntos, pueden enfrentar cualquier tormenta.Show more
A moving debut novel about a foster child learning to open her heart to a family's love Carley uses humor and street smarts to keep her emotional walls high and thick. But the day she becomes a foster child, and moves in with the Murphys, she's blindsided. This loving, bustling family shows Carley the stable family life she never thought existed, and she feels like an alien in their cookie-cutter-perfect household. Despite her resistance, the Murphys eventually show her what it feels like to belong--until her mother wants her back and Carley has to decide where and how to live. She's not really a Murphy, but the gifts they've given her have opened up a new future. 'Hunt's writing is fearless andOne For The Murphysis a story that is at once compassionate, thought-provoking and beautifully told. From the first page, I was drawn into Carley's story. She is a character not to be missed or forgotten.' -Jacqueline Woodson, three-time Newbery Honor author ofAfter Tupac and D FosterShow more
From the author of the New York Times bestseller Fish in a Tree comes a compelling story about perspective and learning to love the family you have. Delsie loves tracking the weather--lately, though, it seems the squalls are in her own life. She's always lived with her kindhearted Grammy, but now she's looking at their life with new eyes and wishing she could have a 'regular family.' Delsie observes other changes in the air, too--the most painful being a friend who's outgrown her. Luckily, she has neighbors with strong shoulders to support her, and Ronan, a new friend who is caring and courageous but also troubled by the losses he's endured. As Ronan and Delsie traipse around Cape Cod on their adventures, they both learn what it means to be angry versus sad, broken versus whole, and abandoned versus loved. And that, together, they can weather any storm.Show more
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