If This Were a Story
If This Were a Story
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If This Were a Story

Written by Beth Turley
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Prices as of Jul 22

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In the tradition of Crenshaw and The Thing About Jellyfish, ten-year-old Hannah copes with the bullies at school and troubles at home through the power of stories in this sweet and sincere debut. Tenacious. That means strong-willed. My mother calls me that. I wish I felt the same way. If this were a story, I would discover I was a direct descendent of a famous soldier who won countless battles and protected hundreds of people. This resilience running through my veins wouldn’t be damaged by the notes; it would fight off bullies and prevent my parents from yelling at each other. But this is not a story. This is real life. My life as ten-year-old Hannah Geller, who is the only girl in fifth grade to have little red bumps on her face, is unable to let the sad thoughts escape her mind, and leaves heads-up pennies wherever she can to spread good luck. And who also finds magic in the most unlikely of places.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781534420618
    Publication Date
    August 28, 2018
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017043725
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1534420614
    Lexile® Level
    660L
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.4
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    198765
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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