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Carrying Mason

Joyce Magnin
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Carrying Mason

Joyce Magnin

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'Gently, deliberately paced. Luna's first-person tale provides a fresh look at mental disabilities and the additional burden of negative attitudes. . . A quiet coming-of-age tale with heart . . .' - Kirkus 'Delivers a positive message about standing up for those who cannot advocate for themselves.' - Booklist What does it mean to lay down your life? Luna has learned a lot in her thirteen years---how to skin a rabbit, how to gut a fish, where to pick the perfect wildflowers---but it's not enough. When her best friend, Mason, dies, Luna leaves her large family and moves in with Mason's mentally disabled mother, Ruby Day. Caring for her takes a bit more leaning and a lot more patience, but eventually they come to a backwards parenting relationship, working out the glitches and growing closer day by day, as they help one another grieve for Mason. Until the arrival of a conniving aunt who wants Ruby locked away in a mental institution. How can a thirteen-year-old girl stand up to Ruby Day's aunt? What would Mason want her to do? And why is saying good-bye so difficult?

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'Gently, deliberately paced. Luna's first-person tale provides a fresh look at mental disabilities and the additional burden of negative attitudes. . . A quiet coming-of-age tale with heart . . .' - Kirkus 'Delivers a positive message about standing up for those who cannot advocate for themselves.' - Booklist What does it mean to lay down your life? Luna has learned a lot in her thirteen years---how to skin a rabbit, how to gut a fish, where to pick the perfect wildflowers---but it's not enough. When her best friend, Mason, dies, Luna leaves her large family and moves in with Mason's mentally disabled mother, Ruby Day. Caring for her takes a bit more leaning and a lot more patience, but eventually they come to a backwards parenting relationship, working out the glitches and growing closer day by day, as they help one another grieve for Mason. Until the arrival of a conniving aunt who wants Ruby locked away in a mental institution. How can a thirteen-year-old girl stand up to Ruby Day's aunt? What would Mason want her to do? And why is saying good-bye so difficult?
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Joyce Magnin

Joyce Magnin is the author of the popular and quirky BrightÆs Pond novels. She is a frequent conference speaker and writing instructor. When sheÆs not writing or reading, Joyce enjoys baseball, needle arts, video games and cream soda, but not elevatorsÙespecially glass ones. She listens to many kinds of music, shamelessly confesses to enjoying American Idol, yet she has never sky-dived or eaten a scallop. Joyce has three children, Rebekah, Emily and Adam, one son-in-law named Joshua, and three grandsons, Lemuel, Cedar and Soren. Joyce lives in Havertown, Pennsylvania with her son, Adam, and their crazy cat, Mango, who likes to eat nachos.

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  • Catalogue Code 360149
  • Product Code 9780310726821
  • ISBN 0310726824
  • EAN 9780310726821
  • UPC 025986726829
  • Pages 176
  • Department Children / Young Adults
  • Category Confident Readers (Age 8-12)
  • Sub-Category Fiction
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Jan 2013
  • Sales Rank #46329
  • Dimensions 215 x 139 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.172kg

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