The language of flowers : A Novel. / Vanessa Diffenbaugh.
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- ISBN: 9780345525567 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.
|Summary, etc.:|| NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it's been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings. Now eighteen and emancipated from the system with nowhere to go, Victoria realizes she has a gift for helping others through the flowers she chooses for them. But an unexpected encounter with a mysterious stranger has her questioning what's been missing in her life. And when she's forced to confront a painful secret from her past, she must decide whether it's worth risking everything for a second chance at happiness. Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.8 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Ballantine Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2807 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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