Glass Palace Andy Weisskoff

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Glass Palace  by  Andy Weisskoff

Glass Palace by Andy Weisskoff
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FINALIST, National Association of Elementary School Principals, Childrens Book of the Year 2012.Weisskoff’s debut middle-grade novel takes newly orphaned Mia through raw grief and custody battles with gentleness and skill. Packs real emotionalMoreFINALIST, National Association of Elementary School Principals, Childrens Book of the Year 2012.Weisskoff’s debut middle-grade novel takes newly orphaned Mia through raw grief and custody battles with gentleness and skill.

Packs real emotional weight into its slim pages and escapes the didactic tone of some issue novels. A promising debut in realistic youth fiction. -- Kirkus ReviewsEvenly paced, well-written and thoroughly engaging, Glass Palace is sensitive in its treatment of all the characters and is compassionate from beginning to end. -- The Therapist (Magazine of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists)“I read your book, Glass Palace, and really enjoyed it. It was the kind of book you can read again and again.” – Eva, 11Everything is going great for Mia in her hometown of Oakland, California.

She and her best friend Samantha just started sixth grade and Mrs. Griffith is already their favorite teacher ever. After school, Mia tends her own garden behind her grandpas house. And on clear nights, she and her dad take turns peering into their telescope, tracking planets across the starry sky.Then, on Mias twelfth birthday, her mom and dad are killed in a car accident. And everything falls apart.As if it’s not bad enough to lose your parents, Mia’s grandparents start fighting over where she’s going to live next. Her New York grandparents want her to move all the way across the country to live with them.

Immediately! And for some reason, the grandpa she knows and loves best isnt trying to stop them.Unless Mia can find some way to slow things down, she’s going to lose all thats left of her once perfect world.Ages ten and up.(The paperback version of Glass Palace, also available on Amazon, makes a great stocking stuffer or Hannukah gelt!)



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