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Addy's Race
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Addy's Race
Series: Orca Young Readers
Creators: Debby Waldman
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub. date: 10/01/2011
Lib. SRP: 5.99 USD
Ret. SRP: 5.99 USD
Format: Adobe PDF eBook
ISBN: 9781554699254
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 1660 KB
Grade Range: Grade 2 - Grade 3
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature
Keywords:
   Friendship
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Short Description:
   

Addy has worn hearing aids for as long as she can remember. Her mother tells her this makes her special, but now that Addy's in grade six, she'd wants to be special for what she's done. When Addy joins the school running club to keep her best friend, Lucy, company, she discovers she is a gifted runner. Lucy isn't, which is problematic. Further troubles surface when Addy gets paired on a school project with Sierra, a smart, self-assured new classmate who wears a cochlear implant. Addy is surprised to discover hearing loss is all they have in common-and a shared disability is not enough of a foundation for a friendship. True friends support each other, even if they have different passions and dreams. More importantly, Addy comes to understand that she is defined by more than her hearing loss. She has the power to choose how people will see her, and she does.

Full Description:
   

Addy has worn hearing aids for as long as she can remember. Her mother tells her this makes her special, but now that Addy's in grade six, she'd wants to be special for what she's done. When Addy joins the school running club to keep her best friend, Lucy, company, she discovers she is a gifted runner. Lucy isn't, which is problematic. Further troubles surface when Addy gets paired on a school project with Sierra, a smart, self-assured new classmate who wears a cochlear implant. Addy is surprised to discover hearing loss is all they have in common-and a shared disability is not enough of a foundation for a friendship. True friends support each other, even if they have different passions and dreams. More importantly, Addy comes to understand that she is defined by more than her hearing loss. She has the power to choose how people will see her, and she does.

Creator Marketing:
  Debby Waldman     
      Debby lives in Edmonton with her husband and two children and conducts writing workshops with students of all ages. When not working on one of her many writing projects, she enjoys reading, cycling, baking, attempting to make nutritionally balanced meals for her family, and ferrying her children to music lessons and sports activities. More information is available on her website www.debbywaldman.com.
Adobe PDF eBook Rights:
  Copying allowed, 10 selections every 10 days
  Printing allowed, 10 pages every 10 days
  Lending not allowed
  Reading aloud allowed
Geographic Rights:
   World-wide
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