Waiting for Normal

Waiting for Normal

Book - 2008 | 1st ed
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Twelve-year-old Addie tries to cope with her mother's erratic behavior and being separated from her beloved stepfather and half-sisters when she and her mother go to live in a small trailer by the railroad tracks on the outskirts of Schenectady, New York.
Contents: Tin box on a tar patch
Small stuff
Welcome pie
According to Webster's
The over-underpass
A renovation
Tryouts and friendships
Gates and bridges
TV and toast dinners
A gift of cream and honey
A bunch of numbskulls
A violent storm
Evening interview
Waiting for Mommers
Late-night mail
Another dish of fish-and-chips
A different sort of Halloween
A phone call from the mansion
The new blue car
All or nothing
Dwight explaining Hannah
All about twos and fours
Bedtime at the inn
Breakfasts and boxes
A ton of turkey soup
From good to bad
Willing to bloom
Twists and turns
The counting-on part
A frozen good-bye
An unexpected meeting
A few gifts before Christmas
Waiting for normal
Jingle all the way
Another thing to borrow
Loads of snow
A visit from Grandio
Valentine hearts
The goosh in my gut
Fiesta night
Making changes
My fault
A hero in the fog
After the fire
Something familiar
The going-away note
Defining normal
Full of surprises
All to home
Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION CON
Characteristics: 290 p. ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780060890889


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Nov 05, 2015

I was a bit apprehensive at first about reading this book I though it was going to be like the TV show and I'm glad that I did it was a lot about family Love and and what they were going through I found my self at auh seeing some of my own life in the pages great read

lakevilla_IDOL Jul 09, 2013

This book has been my favorite for a while. A very relateable story to any child who's parents suffer from a divorce. Addie goes through being left alone at her rv/house for days on end without knowing where her mother is. To trying to live with her father and step mom. A very heart warming story that shows how strong a child can be that's going through many problems on their own. Deffinitely a must read.

JKalloo Mar 28, 2013

I cried reading this book. It was written really well for a heart warming story, I dont
mean that sarcastically since nowhere in the story is there depressing imagery. I would suggest this book to anyone.

samihanaimah Jun 25, 2012

Loved this book, a lot about family love :)


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