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The truth of me: about a boy, his grandmother, and a very good dog

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Publisher:
Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,
Pub. Date:
[2013]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Description

Patricia MacLachlan, Newbery Medal-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall, weaves a poignant story that celebrates how our unique "small truths" make each of us magical and brave in our own ways.

When Robbie spends the summer at his grandmother Maddy's house, he revels in his grandmother's easy, relaxed ways. 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.

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