A Corner of the Universe

A Corner of the Universe

Book - 2004
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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,
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2004, c2002
ISBN: 9780439388818
Branch Call Number: J MAR
Characteristics: 189 p. ;,20 cm


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Apr 17, 2016

Amazing story of compassion , insight and friendship. Read it all in one sitting as it was too good to put down. Has some sad parts also but a real heartwarming , tender story .

Violet_Dog_831 Jun 05, 2014

I enjoyed the book "A Corner of the Universe" because of the inspirational messages throughout the book. This book shows you that it's okay to be different even if others don't except that. Easy to relate to and very realistic. Amazing book!!!

jenn_015 Aug 12, 2013

i enjoyed reading this book. I was affected by it. It was quite different than what I was used to reading.

Jan 02, 2013

Amazing book! I was crying in the end, and you probably will too.

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reddevil7910 Dec 17, 2011

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