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The Flip-Flop Girl

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Written by Newbery Medalist, National Book Award winner, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Award recipient Katherine Paterson

Vinnie Matthews needs a real lifesaver--on that will bring her father back to life and let her family go home. Living with Grandma means having to be responsible for her little brother, Mason, who refuses to speak, and ignoring the kids who ask why he's so crazy. Then Vinnie meets Lupe, the mysterious "flip-flop girl" who only wears orange flip-flops on her feet. Lupe is strong, confisent, and even more of an outsact than Vinnie. She's just teh type of friends Vinnie needs, if only Vinnie can ignore the rumora about Lupe's past.

Synopsis:

Uprooted following the death of their father, nine-year-old Vinnie and her five-year-old brother, Mason, cope in different ways--one in silence--but both with the help of Lupe, the flip-flop girl.

About the Author

Katherine Paterson

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140376791
Author:
Paterson, Katherine
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Moving, Household
Subject:
Grief
Subject:
Mutism, Elective
Subject:
Moving, Household -- Fiction.
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 96-2
Publication Date:
19960231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.70x5.24x.36 in. .23 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Uprooted following the death of their father, nine-year-old Vinnie and her five-year-old brother, Mason, cope in different ways--one in silence--but both with the help of Lupe, the flip-flop girl.

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