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    Blister

    Blister

    by Susan Shreve

    Alyssa Reed's life is a mess, and enough is enough! When her dad moves the family to a new town, and himself to a separate apartment, Alyssa decides to take control. She renames herself Blister and starts fighting back in her own way. Blister takes on her new school with a new identity, a new wardrobe, and a raw, new attitude that nobody can ignore.

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Blister

Author: Susan Shreve

Interest Level:
3-7

Lexile Framework:
820L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.9

Guided Reading Level:
S

Age:
9-12

Genre:
Realistic Fiction

Subject:
Courage, Bravery, Heroism, Death, Grief, Loss, Family Life, Feelings and Emotions, Growing Up, Elementary School

About This Book

When her baby sister is stillborn, ten-year-old Alyssa Reed's seemingly carefree life becomes complicated. Her mother is hospitalized for a breakdown, and her father leaves after relocating the family from their country house to a small apartment. Alyssa changes her name to Blister, a hurtful word that helps her cope with the painful new world she inhabits.


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