The Usual Rules

The Usual Rules

Book - 2003
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Thirteen-year old Wendy struggles to cope with the death of her mother in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, especially when her absent father re-enters her life, separates her from her young brother, and takes her to live in California with him and his cactus-grower girlfriend.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780312242619
Branch Call Number: FIC Mayna 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 390 p


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Aug 20, 2015

I think it was Joyce Maynard's best book. It is the story of a girl who's life was turned upside down on 9/11 and how she managed to find peace again and the father she hardly knew.

Mar 25, 2014

I LOVED this book! It was alternately heartbreaking and joyful. It's the story of a girl whose mother died in Tower 1 on September 11.

Joyce Maynard (Labor Day, The Good Daughters) has become one of my favorite authors.

Mar 15, 2014

Truly a great book...very slow starting but I promise if you'll just keep reading you'll agree it's a great book.

penpencil22 Jun 24, 2011

A great book for teens to read about 9/11. I loved it. not too heavy, or depressing, but still meaningful.

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