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Par Lori Lansens. 2006
Conjoined twins Rose and Ruby Darlen, born in the midst of a tornado and abandoned by their mother, are raised…by Aunt Lovey, who refuses to see them as deformed. At age 29, Rose, the more verbal and bookish twin, begins writing their story. Rose shares her darkest memory and her deepest regret, while Ruby, the prettier, more practical twin, offers critical details, such as what prompted Rose to write their life story. Descriptions of sex and violence, some strong language. 2006.
Par Betty Neels. 1990
Lucy wasn't a bright career girl like her two sisters. All she wanted was to find a man she loved…and settle down with him. But Mr Right seemed to be peculiarly elusive. Until the day she encountered paediatrician William Thurloe. Not that she had the faintest hope of ever attracting his interest with the glamorous Fiona as direct competition! 1990.
Par Kim Cheshire. 1978
Par Susan Glickman. 2018
Sixteen-year-old Libby is disabled by cerebral palsy. She writes a fantasy novel called The Discovery of Flight as a present…for her sister Sophie's thirteenth birthday, in which Libby takes the form of a hawk telepathically linked to a girl who resembles Sophie. Interwoven with Libby's novel is Sophie's diary, in which she discusses the deteriorating condition of her older sister. 2018.
Par Billie Letts. 1998
Caney Paxton, a Vietnam vet who has lost the use of his legs, runs a small roadside cafe in Sequoyah,…Oklahoma. The regulars at the Honk and Holler are surprised when Caney hires first a Native American waitress and later a Vietnamese cook. The two newcomers soon bring life to the cafe's humdrum routine. 1998.
Par Carson McCullers. 1967
John Singer, a deaf-mute whose only friend has been committed to an insane asylum, is forced to listen and not…"talk." He becomes the confidant of several people, but they do not recognize his problems.
Par Rebecca Kauffman. 2018
Par Barbara Cartland. 1994
Lady Cordelia and her brother, the Earl of Hunstanton, had sailed with Captain Mark Stanton to Valetta where the Earl…was to become a Knight of the Order of St John. Afterwards he wanted his sister to enter the Convent of St Romanica. As Cordelia remembered and felt again the strange wonder that Stanton's kisses had aroused in her, she realised she could never contemplate becoming a nun. 1994.
Par William Bell. 1988
Fifteen-year-old George Ma, a recently adopted Asian, is crippled by loss of memory, the result of a horror-filled escape from…his war-torn country. He becomes friends with "Hook", a paraplegic; Amy, a blind computer whiz; and Heather, who is deaf. Together they face the challenge of a motorcycle trip to Algonquin Park. For junior and senior high readers. c1988.
Par Chris Crutcher. 1987
A high school athlete, frustrated at being handicapped after an accident, runs away from home and is helped back to…mental and physical health by a black benefactor and the people in a special school where he enrolls. Junior and Senior High. 1987.
Par Wayne Johnston. 2006
Sheilagh Fielding - a striking, unconventional, six-foot-three Newfoundland columnist - has holed up on the island of Loreburn after her…mother dies. There, Fielding senses the presence of her mysterious "Provider," who has shadowed her all her life and whom she has never met face-to-face. As Fielding tells her life story and keeps her secrets, her Provider draws closer. Sequel to "The colony of unrequited dreams" (DC17664). 2006.
Par Betty Neels. 1997
Leonora Crosby was irritated to be always caught out in awkward moments by the new village GP, James Galbraith. She…was engaged to Tony, but James's stalwart support as Leonora tried to keep her parents' decrepit manor house running smoothly made her doubt the wisdom of her engagement. Even so, there was little point in admitting she loved James, when he showed so little sign of caring for her. 1997.
Par Josh Berk. 2010
When Will Halpin transfers from his all-deaf school into a mainstream Pennsylvania high school, he faces discrimination and bullying, but…still manages to solve a mystery surrounding the death of a popular football player in his class. Some descriptions of sex and violence, some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2010.
Par Betty Neels. 1990
"You have no family, no home and no prospect of marrying". Professor Duert ter Laan-Luitinga's solution to Venetia's problems was…for her to marry him; a marriage of convenience for both partners. Foolishly she agreed, and found herself wishing with all her heart that the stranger whom she had married would one day grow to care for her as much as she loved him. 1990.
Par Melinda Metz, Laura J Burns. 2005
When his mother is accused of stealing jewelry at a charity dinner, Orville and his friend Agatha team up to…find the real thief - and their prime suspect is a famous soap opera actor. Grades 5-8. Some descriptions of violence. 2005. (Wright & Wong ; 4)
Par Melinda Metz, Laura J Burns. 2005
Agatha and Orville love to hang out with Nana Wong, but when they arrive at her house one day, they…find that Agatha's fun, photo-snapping granny is nowhere to be seen. It appears that Nana Wong has been kidnapped! Luckily, Wright and Wong are on the case. For grades 3-6 and older readers. 2005. (Wright & Wong mystery ; 2)
Par Betty Neels. 1989
Suzannah Lightfoot was alone in the world, when Guy Bowers-Bentinck came to her rescue. "He's so tiresome and ill-tempered and…impatient and he must hate the sight of me", Suzannah reflected as fate kept throwing them together. It was because of this she wasn't prepared to join the queue of females wanting to marry him, wasn't it? 1989.
Par D. J Smith. 2006
In a small California town in 1951, twelve-year-old Paolo, his brother, and his deaf cousin Billy get caught up in…a search for money missing from the church collection, leading them to complicated discoveries about themselves, other family members, and townspeople they thought they knew. Grades 5-8. 2005.
Par Margaret Gibson. 1976
Collection of compassionate short stories by an award-winning Canadian writer. Delves into the personalities of those who are considered "insane"…by those of us who consider ourselves "normal." Gibson attempts to show that one person's so-called madness us another person's reality. Some strong language. 1976.
Par Gillian Cross. 2005
What has happened to Robert? He's told his friend Tom a wild story of surviving danger and death in an…underground cavern. Tom doesn't believe it - but he still gets caught up in Robert's desperate search for a girl called Lorn. Robert says that she saved his life - and if they don't find her before winter, she will die. For junior and senior high readers. Sequel to "The dark ground" (DC33236). Followed by "The nightmare game". 2005. (The lost trilogy ; 2)