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The Junction Of Sunshine And Lucky (2014)

by Holly Schindler(Favorite Author)
4.02 of 5 Votes: 2
0803737254 (ISBN13: 9780803737259)
review 1: bookaday #117. Love the figurative language in this book, a homestyle feel to it - page 32: "tastes like home smashed right between 2 pieces of white." I love the friendship and family journey that Auggie takes to find her shine, story has a bit of a Walk Two Moons feel as well. More good advice on page 147: "good's a pretty funny word - never seems to have the same meaning to any two people." Going to give this one to my parent volunteer!
review 2: There's an old saying that one man's junk is another man's treasure. That is definitely true in this story about Auggie, a fifth-grader, who desperately wants to find something about herself that's 'special.' With a grandfather who salvages and sells old junk it's natural then for Auggie to see that junk differe
... morently than most people. When her beloved neighborhood is threatened with destruction, she's determined to prove it's value. A thoughtful and profound look at the power of perspective and finding beauty in even the most challenging of circumstances. Recommended. less
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My boy read this without me, and rated it 9/10.
Great book about perspective and positivity.
JFiction looks fun
For Katie
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