A Corner of the Universe

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Scholastic Inc., 2013年3月1日 - 224 頁
Ann Martin's phenomenal Newbery Honor book, now in paperback The summer Hattie turns 12, her predictable smalltown life is turned on end when her uncle Adam returns home for the first time in over ten years. Hattie has never met him, never known about him. He's been institutionalized; his condition invovles 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  - ElizabethHogeland - www.librarything.com

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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用戶評語  - josette_kubicki - www.librarything.com

In this coming of age novel by the author of the beloved Baby-Sitter's Club series, 11 year old Hattie Owen recounts the summer of 1960, when she meets and befriends her 21 year old uncle Adam, who is ... 閱讀評論全文

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Ann Mathews Martin was born on August 12, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey. She received a degree in elementary education and psychology from Smith College. She worked as a teacher, was an editor of children's books for both Bantam and Scholastic, and then became a full-time writer. She is the author of several series including the Baby-sitters Club series, Baby-Sitters Little Sister series, California Diaries series, and Main Street series. Her other works include Ten Kids No Pets, Here Today, On Christmas Eve, and Rain Reign.

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