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Mockingbird (Mok'ing-bûrd)

Author: Kathryn Erskine; Philomel Books.
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, ©2010
Series: National Book Award., Young People's Literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Realistic fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Erskine; Philomel Books.
ISBN: 9780399252648 0399252649 9780545307253 0545307252 9780329811990 0329811991 9780545358088 0545358086 9781409538585 1409538583 9780142417751 0142417750
OCLC Number: 311310039
Notes: "Patricia Lee Gauch, editor ; Design by Semadar Megged"--Title page verso.
Baldwin Library copy signed by the author.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
2010 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
Description: 235 pages ; 19 cm
Series Title: National Book Award., Young People's Literature.
Responsibility: Kathryn Erskine.

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Caitlin misses her brother every day. Since his death in a school shooting, she has no one to explain the world to her. And for Caitlin, the world is a confusing place. So when Caitlin reads the  Read more...

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"Mockingbird is a lovely, perceptive and poignant story... Thank you for introducing me to this talented writer." (Sharon Creech, Newbery Medal Winner)"

 
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I Will Look For Other Books By This Author!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-11-11) Excellent Permalink

Caitlin, age 10,  see things as black and white. This is a tremendous story of learning to see the world through other people's eyes. The guidance counselor in this story is extraordinary. I will read other books by this author and will wholeheartedly recommend this book to...
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