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Sweeping up the heart

Author: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Amelia Albright dreams about going to Florida for spring break like everyone else in her class, but her father--a cranky and stubborn English professor--has decided Florida is too much adventure. Now Amelia is stuck at home with him and her babysitter, the beloved Mrs. O'Brien. The week ahead promises to be boring, until Amelia meets Casey at her neighborhood art studio. Amelia has never been friends with a boy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Novels
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Adolescence & Coming of Age
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 9780062852540 006285254X 9780062852557 0062852558
OCLC Number: 1040084984
Description: 183 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kevin Henkes.

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"After an eventful spring break, seventh-grader Amelia Albright's life changes forever"--  Read more...

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"A shimmering novel that touches on human frailty, the consolations of art, and the mysteries of growing up." -- Wall Street Journal "Captured on the threshold of puberty's tumultuous changes, Amelia Read more...

 
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The story of a pivotal spring break

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published about a month ago) Very Good Permalink

A lovely story written in Kevin Henkes gentle style.  Amelia is disappointed to be staying home for spring break, but a series of people show her just how special home is, and how unpredictable life can be.  Like a lot of his stories, this one is full of possiblilities, and leaves you wondering...
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