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⻃  ᝡ Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus library ѥ Kindle Ebook By Dusti Bowling ई ⻃ ᝡ Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus library ѥ Kindle Ebook By Dusti Bowling ई Aven Green has always loved her life in Kansas hanging out with Emily and Kayla, her best friends since kindergarten planning pranks and playing on the school soccer team Though Aven was born without arms, she has never let her lack of armage, as she calls it, deter her from doing anything she sets her mind to But when her father gets a job as the manager of Stagecoach Pass, a rundown Western theme park out in Arizona, the family s move, right after Aven has started eighth grade, presents her toughest challenge yet Having to deal with the many stares and questions of new schoolmates, Aven sorely misses her old life back in Kansas However, her unflinchingly optimistic spirit, accompanied by her infectious and indomitable sense of humor, keeps her looking for the silver linings in her new life in Arizona, such as making friends with the cute but prickly Connor who has Tourette s syndrome or enjoying the ability to wear flats all year round But the most fascinating thing is the unusual mystery at the heart of Stagecoach Pass the disappearing tarantulas, a missing photograph, and a secret necklace Aven is determined to get to the bottom of the secret She is a perky, hilarious, and inspiring protagonist whose attitude and humor will linger even after the last page has turned The tale of Stagecoach Pass is just as compelling as the story of Aven, and the setting, like the many colorful characters who people this novel, is so vivid and quirky that it s practically cinematic VERDICT Charming and memorable An excellent choice for middle grade collections and classrooms School Library Journal starred review Connor s Tourette s support group meetings and Aven s witty, increasingly honest discussions of the pros and cons of lack of armage give the book excellent educational potential its portrayal of characters with rarely depicted disabilities is informative, funny, and supportive Kirkus ReviewsAven Green was born without arms and by age 13 has learned how to do almost everything without them When her parents take a new job running Stagecoach Pass, a dying Western theme park in Arizona, Aven has to leave everything she knows and face being the centre of unwanted attention at a new school Not to mention dealing with gunfights outside her bedroom window at 12 00, 3 00, and 5 00 Hiding out in the library, she meets Connor, a boy who has Tourette s syndrome and is struggling to come to terms with his own disability Together, they begin exploring the park, where they find themselves wrapped up in the mysterious disappearance of the owner and the park s tarantula population It would be hard enough for anyone to solve a mystery, help a friend and face their insecurities in the process But Aven s about to find out just what she s capable of even without arms. dustibowling About Dusti DUSTI BOWLING grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona, where, as her family will tell you, she always had nose a book But it wasn t until after starting down couple of different career paths that realized true passion was writing Dusti Bowling Author Insignificant Events the Life An Unlikely Story Bookstore Caf When you come from Nowhere, can ever really make anywhere INSIGNIFICANT EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF A CACTUS returns to desert create gripping story about friendship, hope, and finding power we all have within ourselves dustibowling Instagram photos videos Followers, Following, Posts See videos DustiBowling Twitter The latest Tweets Middle grade author , HOURS NOWHERE, MOMENTOUS Yes, s my real name Carefree, AZ Spotlight on Publishers Weekly research into lives people with Tourette syndrome began close home husband children related disorders Hours Nowhere Sep NOWHERE is kooky vivid, rich detailed setting, multidimensional characters, plot engine roars ahead protagonists race beat ticking clock Kidsreads holds Bachelor Psychology Master Education, but eventually Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

    • Format Kindle
    • 1454923458
    • Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
    • Dusti Bowling
    • Anglais
    • 2016-05-17T17:07+02:00