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Fifteen-year-old Soli, nicknamed Shifty, keeps getting into trouble without trying, but as he strives to trust and be trusted, he grows an appreciation for his foster family and works toward putting his past behind him.

About the Author

Lynn E. Hazen, M.A., M.F.A., writes books for children and young adults filled with humor, heart and hope. Kirkus Reviews praised her young adult novel, Shifty, as "a realistic story that resonates.” Shifty was chosen for VOYA’s (Voice of Youth Advocates magazine) Top Shelf Fiction, as a CCBC Choice, and as a Smithsonian Notable. Lynn's books for younger readers include: Cinder Rabbit, the Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail, Buzz Bumble, and Mermaid Mary Margaret. Lynn earned an M.F.A. in Writing for Children & Young Adults at Vermont College where she won the Houghton Mifflin Scholarship. She also holds an M.A. in Education from San Francsico State University and a B.S. in Applied Behavioral Sciences from U.C. Davis.Lynn lives in Northern California and enjoys giving presentations at schools, libraries, conferences, and literary events. She teaches classes in Writing for Children & Young Adults at Stanford Continuing Studies. Check her website for a free downloadable teacher’s guide, a cool Shifty Card activity (with free pdfs & how to video) and more. www.ShiftyTheBook.com “u>http://www.shiftythebook.com/

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307786906
Publisher:
Tricycle
Subject:
Conduct of life
Author:
Hazen, Lynn E.
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Family
Subject:
San Francisco (Calif.)
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20080901
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
192

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance

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