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Girl in Shades Allison Baggio

Girl in Shades

Allison Baggio

Published
ISBN : 9781770901100
ebook
379 pages
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Sweetly funny and deeply perceptive, this novel follows eleven-year-old Maya Devines search for her mother, her father, and above all, herself, offering a fresh take on what it means to grow up and discover who you really are. Maya has always seenMoreSweetly funny and deeply perceptive, this novel follows eleven-year-old Maya Devines search for her mother, her father, and above all, herself, offering a fresh take on what it means to grow up and discover who you really are. Maya has always seen color around peoples bodies, and can sometimes even hear whats going on inside their heads. These insights make everyone a bit more interesting, but the one person shell never figure out is her mother. Marigold has never been like the other moms, but still, Maya sometimes feels like she is all she has.When Marigold is diagnosed with cancer and vows to spend her final days in the tepee shes set up in the backyard, neighbors and strangers, believing the dying Marigold to be a prophet, camp out in front of the familys house. As her father grows ever more distant, Maya finds solace in the music of Corey Hart, but when Marigolds death leaves questions unanswered, she sets off to discover the truth about her family and identity.