Magic Tree House
Junie B. Jones
His story–now brought to young readers by a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer.
The Literary Equivalent of Buried Treasure.
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★ “A little girl’s world disintegrates after her mother’s illness and severe depression result in family tragedy. Nicknamed “Chirp” because she loves bird-watching in her native Cape Cod, 11-year-old Naomi’s devoted to her free-spirited mother, who’s always been a dancer. Unfortunately, her mother’s inability to cope with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis leads to her hospitalization for depression. Ironically, Chirp’s hyperanalytical psychiatrist father seems clueless about what’s happening emotionally to his family, while her older sister blames him for sending her mother away. Meanwhile, Chirp quietly withdraws, finding comfort in her …Read More >
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