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The Truth of Me

About A Boy, His Grandmother, And A Very Good Dog

By Patricia MacLachlan

Patricia MacLachlan, Newbery Medal–winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall, is celebrated for making emotions accessible to children through her gentle writing style. She brings this gift, as well as her talent for writing about families, to the chapter book The Truth of Me.
 
The Truth of Me tells the story of Robbie, who loves spending time with his grandmother Maddy. Robbie loves the stories Maddy tells, and also how wild animals trust her enough to come right up to her.
 
But Robbie has always felt as if something is missing in his life--his parents don’t always act like they love him. Maddy helps him understand that an experience his mother had long ago is at the heart of the problem in his family. With this knowledge, Robbie finds the courage to try to make things right.
 
This poignant story celebrates how our unique “small truths” make each of us magical and brave in our own ways.
 

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

0061998591


Format: Book
Author: MacLachlan, Patricia
Summary: Robbie and his dog, Ellie, spend the summer at his grandmother Maddy's house, where Robbie learns many things about his emotionally distant parents and himself.
Title: The truth of me : about a boy, his grandmother, and a very good dog / Patricia MacLachlan.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013], ©2013.
Subject: Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction Dogs -- Juvenile fiction Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction
Isbn: 0061998591 9780061998591
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 5
Call Number: C MacLachlan
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Bib Id: 446050

Format: Book
Author: MacLachlan, Patricia
Summary: Robbie and his dog, Ellie, spend the summer at his grandmother Maddy's house, where Robbie learns many things about his emotionally distant parents and himself.
Title: The truth of me : about a boy, his grandmother, and a very good dog / Patricia MacLachlan.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013], ©2013.
Description: 114 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Dogs -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction
LCCN: 2012040151
ISBN: 0061998591
ISBN: 9780061998591
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 5
Call Number: C MacLachlan