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- ISBN: 9780763659943 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick, 2012.
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Starting middle school brings all the usual challenges-until the unthinkable happens, and Fern and her family must find a way to heal. Twelve-year-old Fern feels invisible. It seems as though everyone in her family has better things to do than pay attention to her: Mom (when she's not meditating) helps Dad run the family restaurant; Sarah is taking a gap year after high school; and Holden pretends that Mom and Dad and everyone else doesn't know he's gay, even as he fends off bullies at school. Then there's Charlie: three years old, a "surprise" baby, the center of everyone's world. He's devoted to Fern, but he's annoying, too, always getting his way, always dirty, always commanding attention. If it wasn't for Ran, Fern's calm and positive best friend, there'd be nowhere to turn. Ran's mantra, "All will be well," is soothing in a way that nothing else seems to be. And when Ran says it, Fern can almost believe it's true. But then tragedy strikes- and Fern feels not only...
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
3.6 ATOS Level
HL 600 Lexile.
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|Subject:||Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.