This 2007 Newbery Honor Book is a humorous and heartwarming debut about feeling different and finding acceptance. Now in After Words paperback! Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from qa peach is not a funny-looking appleq to qkeep your pants on in publicq---in order to head off David's embarrassing behaviors. But the summer Catherine meets Jason, a surprising, new sort-of friend, and Kristi, the next-door friend she's always wished for, it's her own shocking behavior that turns everything upside down and forces her to ask: What is normal?Shea#39;s spent years trying to teach David the rules from aquot;a peach is not a funny-looking appleaquot; to aquot;keep your pants on in publicaquot;---in order to head off Davida#39;s embarrassing behaviors.
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