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Publisher Comments:

“This special book dares us to embrace audacious hope. Amber Appleton is my hero.”

—Sara Zarr, author of Once Was Lost and National Book Award finalist Story of a Girl

 

Amber Appleton lives in a bus. Ever since her mom’s boyfriend kicked them out, Amber, her mom, and her totally loyal dog, Bobby Big Boy (aka Thrice B), have been camped out in the back of Hello Yellow (the school bus her mom drives). Still, Amber, the self- proclaimed princess of hope and girl of unyielding optimism, refuses to sweat the bad stuff. But when a fatal tragedy threatens Amber’s optimism—and her way of life—can Amber continue to be the rock star of hope?

           

With an oddball cast of characters, this heartwarming, inspiring novel unveils a beautifully beaten-up world of laughs, loyalty, and hard-earned hope. The world is Amber’s stage, and Amber is, well . . . she’s sorta like a rock star. True? True.

About the Author

Matthew Quick is the author of The Silver Linings Playbook, which earned a Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award honorable mention for a distinguished first book of fiction. A graduate of the Goddard College MFA in Creative Writing Program, Matthew now lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife. His website is www.matthewquickwriter.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307738110
Publisher:
Listening Library
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Read by:
Holloway, Cynthia
Read:
Holloway, Cynthia
Author:
Quick, Matthew
Author:
Holloway, Cynthia
Subject:
Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Situations / General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Homelessness and Poverty
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Six CD
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.00x5.10x1.20 in. .40 lbs.
Media Run Time:
412
Age Level:
12-22

Related Subjects


Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Death and Dying
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Depression and Mental Illness
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Homelessness and Poverty

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