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Waiting for normal

Author: Leslie Connor
Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Addie tries to cope with her mother's erratic behavior and being separated from her beloved stepfather and half-sisters when she and her mother go to live in a small trailer by the railroad tracks on the outskirts of Schenectady, New York.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Connor
OCLC Number: 606852843
Reproduction Notes: Large Print. Louisville, Ky. : American Printing House for the Blind.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Schneider Family Book Award (Middle School Book), 2009.
William Allen White Award List, 2010-2011
Description: 290 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Tin box on a tar patch --
Small stuff --
Welcome pie --
According to Webster's --
The over-underpass --
A renovation --
Tryouts and friendships --
Gates and bridges --
TV and toast dinners --
A gift of cream and honey --
A bunch of numbskulls --
A violent storm --
evening interview --
Waiting for Mommers --
Late-night mail --
Another dish of fish-and-chips --
A different sort of Halloween --
A phone call from the mansion --
The new blue car --
All or nothing --
Dwight explaining Hannah --
All about twos and fours --
Bedtime at the inn --
Breakfasts and boxes --
A ton of turkey soup --
From good to bad --
Willing to bloom --
Twists and turns --
The counting-on part --
A frozen good-bye --
An unexpected meeting --
A few gifts before Christmas --
Waiting for normal --
Jingle all the way --
Another thing to borrow --
Loads of snow --
A visit from Grandio --
Valentine hearts --
The goosh in my gut --
Fiesta night --
Making changes --
My fault --
A hero in the fog --
After the fire --
Something familiar --
The going-away note --
Defining normal --
Full of surprises --
All to home.
Responsibility: Leslie Connor.

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Twelve-year-old Addie tries to cope with her mother's erratic behavior and being separated from her beloved stepfather and half-sisters when she and her mother go to live in a small trailer by the railroad tracks on the outskirts of Schenectady, New York.

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