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The usual rules, Joyce Maynard

Label
The usual rules
Title
The usual rules
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Maynard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Wendy lives with her mother, stepfather, and younger brother in Brooklyn. Her world is transformed one day in September 2001--her mother goes to work that morning and doesn't come back. Through Wendy's eyes, readers follow her slow and terrible realization that her mother has died, and the family's struggle to move forward with their lives. Wendy's journey takes her to California with her real father where she forges friendships with his cactus-growing girlfriend, a teenage mom, and a sad bookstore owner with an autistic son, and begins to understand the deep love and connection she has with her brother. The Usual Rules is an unexpectedly hopeful story of healing and forgiveness that offers readers a picture of how--out of the rubble--a family rebuilds its life
Awards note
Top 10 "Best Books for Young Adults".
Cataloging source
IG#
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
790
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PS3563.A9638
LC item number
U7 2004
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 5.1
  • 6.4
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Label
The usual rules, Joyce Maynard
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9780312283698
Lccn
2002036754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm54095506
Label
The usual rules, Joyce Maynard
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9780312283698
Lccn
2002036754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm54095506

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