A Corner of the Universe

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Scholastic Press, 2002 - 189 頁
Ann Martin's phenomenal Newbery Honor book, now in paperback.

The summer Hattie turns 12, her predictable small-town life is turned on end when her uncle Adam returns home for the first time in over 10 years. Hattie has never met him, never known about him. He's been institutionalized; his condition involves schizophrenia and autism.

Hattie, a shy girl who prefers the company of adults, takes immediately to her excitable uncle, even when the rest of the family -- her parents and grandparents -- have trouble dealing with his intense way of seeing the world. And Adam, too, sees that Hattie is special, that her quiet, shy ways are not a disability, .

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用戶評語  - electrascaife - LibraryThing

Hattie Owen spends one memorable summer getting to know her Uncle Adam, about whose existence she only just found out from her family. He's been in a special school for the mentally challenged since ... 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - ElizabethHogeland - LibraryThing

This is a truly amazing story about a special bond between a special needs man and his niece. Adam is sent away to a special school when Hattie was very little. When she is 12, his special school ... 閱讀評論全文

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關於作者 (2002)

Ann M. Martin is the creator of The Baby-sitters Club, which has more than 180 million books in print, making it one of the most popular series in the history of publishing. Her novels include A Corner of the Universe (a Newbery Honor Book), Belle Teal, Here Today, A Dog's Life, On Christmas Eve, and the Main Street and Family Tree series, as well as the much-loved collaborations P.S. Longer Letter Later and Snail Mail No More, with Paula Danziger. Ann lives in upstate New York.

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