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Deliver Us from Normal

Deliver Us from Normal

by Kate Klise

Yes, there really is a Normal, Illinois. Charles Harrisong should know; he was born there. But life is difficult for Charles because his family isn't normal at all. They're poor, for one thing. They stand out, which is the worst thing. After an ugly incident at school, Charles and family leave Normal and begin an adventure that takes them to a houseboat that just might be their new home. And Charles begins a personal journey within his own heart; one that will ultimately deliver him both from and to himself.

Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
5.3
Lexile Measure
690L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
T
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
240
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author

Kate Klise Read about award-winning children's author Kate Klise and what inspired her to write Deliver Us From Normal, a story about a boy growing up in a family that seems anything but normal.

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