The Library Card

The Library Card

Most adults know the power and magic of a library card, but, in this thought-provoking book, four young people are about to find a library card and to feel the difference it can make in their own life stories. Four short stories in told with the power and the insight of the one and the only Jerry Spinelli. Meet Mongoose, April and Brenda who are facing loneliness, change, grief, and choices that can make big differences for the rest of their lives. What is that deep anger and pain that hides inside the somewhat threatening Sonseray? Spinelli gives the young characters a library card that will open doors to the wisdom, understanding and respect that they deserve and are seeking whether they realize it or not. Hooray! Ages 9-13 160 pages

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