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Waiting for Normal

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 26 Ratings and 26 Reviews

Book Description

Addie is waiting for normal.

But Addie's mom has an all-or-nothing approach to life: a food fiesta or an empty pantry, jubilation or gloom, her way or no way.

All or nothing never adds up to normal.

All or nothing can't bring you all to home, which is exactly where Addie longs to be, with her half sisters, every day.

In spite of life's twi... More
Book Information
PublisherKatherine Tegen Books
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages304
Publication Date02/01/2008
The Creators
About Leslie Connor (Author) : Leslie Connor is a published author of young adult books. Published credits of Leslie Connor include Dead on Town Line.
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2/23/2010 Kathy Spielman

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10/7/2009 Kendra Patterson said:
One of those books to tug at your heartstrings. Addie and her mom have moved into an old trailer after her mom and stepdad divorce. She's separated from her two younger half sisters, and is struggling to take care of herself and at times her mom as well. If you liked PIctures of Hollis Woods, then r... more

tags: 07/20/09, I read

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8/4/2009 Nancy Smith said:
Schneider Family Book Award 2009 winner for middle grades ages 9-13. Our main character is Addison, a girl in 6th grade. Her mother and step-father have divorced. She has two little sisters from their marriage. Addison is struggling with dyslexia and a dysfunctional mother. This book is a p... more

tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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6/29/2009 Sheila Welch said: I loved this book! It deserves, in my opinion, to have at least been named a Newbery Honor Book.
tags: I recommend, I read

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3/23/2009 Carmela Martino tagged as: I recommend, I read

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6/1/2008 Samantha Tai tagged as: I'm reading

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