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Gervay, Susanne

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ISBN 10: 1610670434 / ISBN 13: 9781610670432
Published by Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2012
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Title: Butterflies

Publisher: Kane/Miller Book Publishers

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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Katherine was severly burnt in an accident when she was two years old. Now 17, she lives with her mother and 22-year-old sister. Their father left the family when they were very young. This is a moving and well-written tale of emotional and physical damage and Katherine's need to overcome her fears.

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Most teenage girls look in the mirror and see at least one thing they’d like to change. Katherine envies them. A horrible accident left a three-year-old Katherine severely burned and led to a childhood of operations and pain. Now she only wants to be a normal teenager, to date and hang out with her friends without living in the shadow of her scars. Will one more surgery finally make her happy and beautiful? Gervay, acclaimed Australian author of the Jack series, is recognized for her ability to highlight a tough issue, eliminating ignorance and leaving her readers with an unforgettable impression. Here it’s examining the pain, both physically and emotionally, that a burn victim carries for the rest of his or her life. How Katherine has to fight the continued difficulties from her accident to attain a life of normalcy is eye-opening. The dialogue is lyrical but at times unconvincing as a teenage voice. Despite that, Katherine’s journey—learning where contentment lies, and the truths she discovers—applies to us all. Grades 8-11. --Bethany Fort

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