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Tending to Grace

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 91 Ratings and 25 Reviews

Book Description
Lenore is Cornelia's mother-and Cornelia's fix-up project. What does it matter that Cornelia won't talk to anyone and is always stuck in the easiest English class at school, even though she's read more books than anyone else? She feels strong in the fixing. She cooks vegetable soup so Lenore will eat something other than Ring Dings; she lures her out of bed with strong coffee and waffles. She look... More
Book Information
PublisherLaurel-Leaf Books
BindingMass Market Paperback (11 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages192
ISBN-100553494236
ISBN-13978-0553494235
Publication Date09/13/2005
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About KIMBERLY FUSCO (Author) : KIMBERLY FUSCO is a published author of young adult books. Published credits of KIMBERLY FUSCO include Tending to Grace.
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7/19/2011 J.Aday Kennedy said:
C-C-C-C-Cornelia Thornhill stutters uncontrollably and is a neglected child that has been forced to take on the role of an adult. She keeps things straight. Her mother is completely irresponsible. Her mother runs off to Las Vegas with a loser boyfriend after she dumps Cornelia with Aunt Agatha, ... more

tags: Schneider Family Book Award, fic award winner/nominee, contemporary fiction, book lover, emotional problems, mothers and daughters, outcasts, readers, realistic, stuttering, realistic fiction, teen, ya, young adult

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9/22/2007 Ndari B. tagged as: I recommend, I read

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