A Corner Of The Universe (2003, Newbery Honor Book)

by Ann M. Martin

A Corner Of The Universe (2003, Newbery Honor Book) by Ann M. Martin
ISBN:
0439388813
ISBN13:
9780439388818
BINDING:
Paperback
PUBLISHER:
Scholastic
PUBLISHED:
2004-01-01
PAGES:
189
Ages 8 and up
 
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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